Majumdar founded the Indian Academy of Fine Art in Calcutta in 1919, along with Jogesh Chandra Seal, Jamini Roy, Bhabani Charan Law and Atul Bose.
received the First Prize at an Art Exhibition in Bombay in 1921.
In 1931, the Maharaja of Kashmir invited him to live and paint in Kashmir.
was selected as the Court Artist of Maharaja of Patiala
published the journal, Shilpi
, which was co-published by A.C. Mukhopadhyay.
Indian Academy of Fine Art
published an album, Indian Masters, where some of his
paintings were printed.
works, imbibing the realistic technique of light and shade, were best compared to the romanticist painters of Europe.
Born in Mymensingh, Atul Bose
specialised in portraiture, landscapes and idyllic scenes in the realistic tradition and attained immense popularity.
studied at the Jubilee Art Academy
in Calcutta, a private institution that sought to train its pupils in the contemporary British art style, opposed to the art movement begun by Abanindranath and Havell.
continued under J.P. Ganguly in the Government Art School, Calcutta (until 1918) and the Royal Academy, Rome
received a scholarship from the University of Calcutta
to study art in London.
toured Europe extensively, which had far-reaching consequences on his
career as an artist.
Founder member of the Indian Academy of Arts and the Society of Fine Arts, Calcutta, Bose has also been the Principal of the Government Art School, Calcutta for three years (from 1945).
Afterwards he became the Director of the Indian College of Art and Draftsmanship.