Oil painting -> List of Painters -> Svetoslav Roerich

Early Days:

   Svetoslav Roerich (October 23, 1904 - January 30, 1993) Russian painter, son of Nicholas Roerich, studied from a young age under his father's tutelage. He studied architecture in England in 1919 and entered Columbia University's school of architecture in 1920. He won the Grand Prix of the Sesquicentennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1926.

Svetoslav Roerich


Personal Details


Svetoslav Roerich

Date of Birth

October 23, 1904

Date of Death

January 30, 1993






   He lived for many years in India where Nehru awarded him the International Award and the Padma Bhushan. His paintings of Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi, adorn the historic Central Parliament Hall in New Delhi. He was married in 1945 to an Indian movie star Devika Rani, widow of producer Himanshu Rai and known as "The First Lady of the Indian Screen".

   Works Of Svetoslav Roerich:

Work done by Svetoslav Roerich

Work done by Svetoslav Roerich