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Somnath Hore
Untitled (Khajuraho)


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 5 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
8-9 JUNE 2016

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled (Khajuraho)
Dated '25.10.55' (lower right)
1955
Ink on paper
14.25 x 10.25 in (36.3 x 26.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Private Collection, Maharashtra

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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