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 49 Details

    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

    Somnath Hore

    Lithograph

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    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

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    Evening Sale | Mumbai, Live 16 February 2017

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    Absolute Tuesdays 11 August 2020

    Somnath Hore

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    Absolute Tuesdays 4 August 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Dry pastel on paper

    14.25 x 9.75 in

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    $1,861
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    Absolute Tuesdays 30 June 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink and wash on paper

    12.5 x 10.25 in

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    $1,519
    Rs 1,12,440
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    Absolute Tuesdays 2 June 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Etching on paper

    6 x 5 in

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    $864
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    Lot 7 Details

    Sculptures Show. 25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in




    Lot 8 Details

    Sculptures Show. 25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in







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