From a private New Delhi collection, acquired by the present owner directly from the artist
Prakash Karmarkar studied at the Government College of Arts and Crafts, Kolkata. He received the National Award of the Lalit Kala Akademi in 1965 and again in 1968. In 1968, he also received a scholarship from the French Government to visit the country. He has won awards from the Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata (1970) and the Birla Academy of Art and Culture (1976). His works are featured in the collections of the Lalit Kala Akademi (Lucknow, Bangalore and New Delhi), the Academy of Fine Arts, Kolkata, the Bharat Bhavan, Bhopal and the Hyderabad Museum. Prakash Karmarkar lived and worked from Kolkata. He passed away on 25th February, 2014.