Paritosh Sen was born in Dhaka, now in Bangladesh, in 1918. Studied at the Government College of Art and Crafts, Chennai, the academie Andre Lhote, the Academie de la Grande Chaumiere, the Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts. And the Ecole du Louvre, in France. His works have been extensively exhibited in India and Europe. A retrospective of his works was held in New Delhi.