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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    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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    Lot 66 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 22-23 January 2019

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink on paper

    10 x 14 in

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    $1,204
    Rs 83,051
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    ABSOLUTE TUESDAYS | THE YEAR-END SALE 18-19 December 2018

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    $1,576
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    Lot 46 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 10-11 July 2018

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    $1,080
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    Lot 5 Details

    No Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art and Collectibles 24-25 April 2018

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled (Khajuraho)

    Ink on paper

    14.5 x 10.25 in

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    Rs 67,680
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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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