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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Untitled



Himmat Shah's bronze and terracotta sculptures have a monumental presence. A multi-disciplinary artist, Shah immersed himself in many mediums before focussing on sculptures. He worked with terracotta and later moved to cast bronze, creating a distinctive vocabulary that harks back to ancient civilizations while also being timeless. He is best known for his sculptures of heads, often marked by lines and hatches. "On their bodies appear marks like...



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  Lot 77 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$21,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Dated and signed '06 / HIMMAT' (on the left edge of the base)
2006
Bronze
Height: 34.75 in (88.5 cm)
Width: 12.25 in (31 cm)
Depth: 11.25 in (28.7 cm)

Second from a limited edition of five

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property from a Distinguished Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED:
Gayatri Sinha ed., An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2007, pp. 19-21 (illustrated)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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