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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

Untitled



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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  Lot 11 of 70  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
12 FEBRUARY 2015

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 7,20,000
$11,803

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled

a) b) Dated in English (lower right)
a) b) 1955
a) b) c) e) Ink and wash on paper
d) Ink, wash and charcoal on paper
14.5 x 10 in (36.8 x 25.4 cm) (each)

(Set of five)
Please note that there is an unfinished drawing at the verso of e)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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