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 25 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    Jun 10-11, 2015

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink and wash on paper

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    Winning bid
    $9,524
    Rs 6,00,000
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    Lot 31 Details

    Works on Paper Online Auction
    Mar 18-19, 2015

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour and dry pastel on paper

    10 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,544
    Rs 1,57,728
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    Lot 11 Details

    Modern Evening Sale
    Feb 12, 2015

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

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    Winning bid
    $11,803
    Rs 7,20,000
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    Lot 32 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction
    Dec 02, 2014

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

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    Lot 27 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pastel on paper pasted on canvas

    8 x 8 in

    Winning bid
    $1,333
    Rs 84,000
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    Lot 52 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour and dry pastel on paper

    10 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $1,673
    Rs 1,05,386
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    Lot 2 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink wash and charcoal on paper

    10 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $991
    Rs 62,460
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    Lot 22 Details

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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

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    $1,620
    Rs 1,02,061
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    Lot 7 Details

    Sculptures Show.
    Jan 25-Feb 15, 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in






    Lot 8 Details

    Sculptures Show.
    Jan 25-Feb 15, 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in









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