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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    Tebhaga Movement ...

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    Winter Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Collectibles 9-10 December 2020

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    Winter Online Auction 9-10 December 2019

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    Lithograph

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    Absolute Tuesdays 20 October 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    9.5 x 13.75 in

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    $1,290
    Rs 93,525
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    Absolute Tuesdays 6 October 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper pasted on paper

    10.5 x 7.25 in

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    Rs 1,00,125
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    Absolute Tuesdays 1 September 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink and wash on paper

    12.5 x 10.25 in

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    Rs 1,16,310
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    Lot 28 Details

    Hamsa Jataka and Other Stories | Sakshi Gallery. 25 Sep-31 Oct 2020

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    10 x 14 in




    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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