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 32 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Somnath Hore

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    Ink on paper

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    Lot 66 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

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    Lot 92 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

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    Winning bid
    $8,400
    Rs 5,04,000
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    Lot 25 Details

    Live Auction: Modern Evening Sale - New Delhi
    Sep 04, 2014

    Somnath Hore

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    Bronze

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    $17,000
    Rs 10,20,000
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    Jammu and Kashmir Bid to Build

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Woodcut on paper

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    Winning bid
    $2,500
    Rs 1,50,000
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    Lot 1 Details

    Absolute Auction of Modern & Contemporary Indian Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

    13.5 x 8.5 in

    Winning bid
    $965
    Rs 56,940
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    Lot 8 Details

    Absolute Collectibles & Art Auction

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen on paper

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    Winning bid
    $1,672
    Rs 98,640
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    Lot 7 Details

    Sculptures Show, January, 2007.
    Jan 25-Feb 15, 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in






    Lot 8 Details

    Sculptures Show, January, 2007.
    Jan 25-Feb 15, 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in









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