1913, 14, 15, 16 Exhb., Madras Art Society, Madras.
1916, 30, 31, 33, 35, 41 Exhb. in Mysore. 1927, 29 Exhb.,
Bombay Art Society, Bombay. 1930 Exhb., Simla Fine Arts
Society, Simla. 2003 Manifestations, organised by Delhi
Art Gallery, World Trade Center, Mumbai and Delhi Art
Gallery, New Delhi. 2004 Manifestations II, organised
by Delhi Art Gallery, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mumbai and
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi. 2005 Manifestations III,
organised by Delhi Art Gallery, Nehru Center, Mumbai
and Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.
Sri Bhavani Museum, Aundh. Nagpur Museum, Nagpur. J.J.
School of Art, Mumbai. Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai.
Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi.
1913, 14, 15 Silver medal from Madras Art Society,
Madras. 1914 Mayo Medal, J.J. School of Art, Bombay.
1916 Two bronze medals from Madras and Mysore. Six bronze
medals at Patna, Mysore, Bombay and Madras. 1927 Chief
of Ichalkaranyi Prize (for his painting `The Indian
Beauty`). 1929 Gold Medal from Bombay Art Society (for
has painting `High Expectations`), Bombay. 1930 Silver
Medal, Exhb., Simla Fine Arts Society, Simla. 1930,
31, 33, 35, 41 He won 5 Silver medals from the State
of Mysore, Mysore.
A popular genre, portraiture was about sharpening
ones sense of observation, understanding of light falling
on the form, and the accuracy of drawing which were
almost inevitable to be an accomplished painter. For
Indian artists who had practiced art at either a transcendental
or then mythological level, the physicality of the world
around was never the goal. In case of Sardesai, there
is an unpretentious realism that captures faultlessly
1915 Appointed as a teacher for two months during
the leave vacancy period of Late Shri Rao Bahadur Dhurandhar.
1917-20 Worked in special painting class of J.J. School
of Art, Bombay. 1920-30 Worked as a drawing teacher
in the Fort & Proprietary High School, Fort, Bombay.