Vishwanath Nageshkar
Not far from the Eischenheim tower, over the roofs of Frankfurt, lived and worked the Indian painter Vishwanath Nageshkar. After the completion of his studies at the Academy in Bombay, after the visit to the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and to the Munich Academy, Nageshkar painted many remarkable paintings. Vishwanath G. Nageshkar, a Goan origin but born and brought up in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. He belongs to the first generation of Modern Indian artists, which was a crucial phase of transition from traditional to modern. He was born on 18th April 1910 and died on 18th March 2001.
* 1916 - 1926: Primary & Secondary School Education In Kolhapur
* 1927 - 1930: G.D.Art from Sir. J.J. School of Art, Bombay
* 1930 - 1931: Specialized in Frescoes from Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay
* 1933 - 1935: Studied at the "Eclole National Superienre des Beaux - Arts, Paris - France
* 1938 - 1940: Studied at the Kunstakademic, Munchen - Germany
* 1940 - 1941: Studied at Berlin under Prof. A. Strube
* Governor's Prize
* Waddington Prize
* Viscount de Pernim's Prize
Exhibited in Paris, Bombay, Munich Berlin, London, Wurzburg, Stuttgart, Frankfurt, Darmstadt, St.Moritz
1932 - 1933: Professional Freelance Artist in Bombay
1936 - 1937: Professional Freelance Artist in Bombay
1942 - 1945: Worked as Film Architect in Berlin & Wurxburg
Suffered loss of belongings and studio due to bombing during World War II
1945: Went to England after World War II
1945 - 1953: Worked in London as Film Architect,
1947: Married to Edna Henningsen
1953: Returned to Germany with wife Edna
1954 - 1986: Worked as Freelance artist in Frankfurt, Darmstadt, Hamburg, Schleswig Also worked as a teacher in two technical schools of Schleswig
1986: Settled in Schleswig at his own residence
2001: Died in Schleswig-Germany on 18th March 2001.