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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Untitled




Himmat Shah was born in 1933 at Lothal in Gujarat. After initially training as a drawing teacher, he studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M.S. University, Baroda, from 1956 to 1960. He was a National Cultural Scholar in 1956, and received a French Government scholarship to study etching at Atelier 17, Paris in 1967.

Shah was a member of Group 1890, a short-lived artists’ collective founded by J. Swaminathan. The then...



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  Lot 32 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$22,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Inscribed and dated '3/5/ 06' (at the base); signed 'Himmat' (on the reverse)
2006
Bronze
Height: 33.5 in (84.9 cm)
Width: 8 in (22.5 cm)
Depth: 12.75 in (32.4 cm)

Third from a limited edition of five

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Property of a Gentleman, New Delhi

PUBLISHED:
Gayatri Sinha ed., An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2007, pp. 26-27 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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