He was born in Bengal. His works were published in
various journals including Aryavarta, Prabasi, Bharatvarsha
and Manashi. Contributed articles on art in English
and Bengali. Joint President, Indian Institute of Art
and Industry, Calcutta. 1919 Founder member, Indian
Academy of Fine Art, along with Jogeshchandra Seal,
Jamini Roy, Hemendranath Mazumdar and Atul Bose, Calcutta.
Founder member, Indian Institute of Art and Industry
Exhb., Calcutta. Founder and Secretary, Society of Fine
Arts, Calcutta. Fellow, Royal Academy of Arts, London.
He was a patron and connoisseur of art.