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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    Ink on paper

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    27-28 July 2016

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

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    Rs 8,50,800
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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled (Khajuraho)

    Ink on paper

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    Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Indian Art
    24 February 2016

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Paper collage on paper

    10.4 x 14.4 in

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    Rs 13,20,000
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    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    10.6 x 14.8 in

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    $1,020
    Rs 67,320
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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    6.4 x 10.4 in

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    $1,200
    Rs 79,200
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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

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    25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in






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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in






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    Ink on paper

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