'May you fly to heaven on painted wings': Jamil Naqsh mourned by artists and admirers

Updated 16 May, 2019 03:01pm

Images Staff

Iconic Pakistani artist Jamil Naqsh passed away in London today

Iconic Pakistani artist Jamil Naqsh passed away in London today after contracting a severe form of pneumonia earlier this month.

He had been admitted for treatment to St Mary's Hospital in London, where he had been residing for the last decade.

As news of his demise became public, artists and admirers took to Twitter to pay tribute to his rich legacy:

May he rest in peace.