Somnath Hore

Somnath Hore was born in a village called Barama in Chittagong in present day Bangladesh in 1921. While he was still very young, he started making posters for the Communist party. It was with the help of the leader of this party that he was admitted into the Government College of Art & Craft.

Between the years 1954 to 1967, Hore handled a number of jobs in various capacities. From 1954 to 1958 he was a lecturer at the Indian College...
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Honours and Awards
  • 2004 Lalit Kala Ratna Puraskar, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1984 Gagan-Abani Award, Kolkata
  • 1984 Professor Emeritus, Santiniketan
  • 1977 L. N. Gupta Memorial Award
  • 1963 National Award (Graphics) for ‘Dream’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1962 National Award (Graphics) for ‘Birth of a White Rose’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1960 National Award (Painting) for ‘Companions’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
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    Lot 5 Details

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    Mar 26-27, 2014

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    Untitled

    Watercolor and crayon on paper

    9.5 x 14 in





    Painting by Somnath  Hore

    Lot 45 Details

    24 Hour Online Auction: Works on paper
    Mar 26-27, 2014

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolor and dry pastel on paper

    14 x 9.5 in





    Painting by Somnath  Hore

    Lot 90 Details

    24 Hour Online Auction: Works on paper
    Mar 26-27, 2014

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolor and dry pastel on paper

    9.5 x 14 in





    Painting by Somnath  Hore

    Lot 126 Details

    24 Hour Online Auction: Works on paper
    Mar 26-27, 2014

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    9 x 10 in





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    SOMNATH HORE WORKS IN PAST EXHIBITIONS     
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    Lot 7 Details

    Sculptures Show, January, 2007.

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in






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    Lot 8 Details

    Sculptures Show, January, 2007.

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in








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