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Himmat Shah's bronze and terracotta sculptures have a monumental presence. "Himmat's favoured material is terracotta, a material that reflects India's longstanding village economies, supported by the cycle of birth and rebirth of the essential material, clay. Only some terracotta objects pass into history, many do not bear the imprint of the artist, and all speak of the early wonder of man mimicking nature. It is entirely possible that...



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  Lot 30 of 80  

EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 8,40,000
$12,353

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah

a)
Untitled
Signed and dated 'Himmat 95' (on the inside of the hollow)
1995
Teracotta
6.25 in (16.4 cm) high

b)
Untitled
Signed 'Himmat' (lower left)
Pencil, pen and ink on paper pasted on board
8.25 x 5.75 in (21 x 14.7 cm)

(Set of two)

Category: Installation
Style: Abstract


 









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