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Himmat Shah
Untitled


Born in 1933, Himmat Shah initially trained as a draughtsman in Vadodara. Also studying painting, and then etching at Atelier 17 in Paris, it was only later in his career that Shah turned to sculpture. Interestingly, Shah was born in Lothal, an Indus Valley civilization excavation site, and one of the highest yielding in terms of sculptural artifacts.

A founder member of the short lived artists’ collective, Group 1890, Shah was...



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  Lot 52 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 30,00,000
$41,958

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled
Signed and dated '4/5 06 HIMMAT' (at the base)
2006
Bronze
Height: 28 in (71.2 cm)
Width: 27.5 in (70 cm)
Depth: 10.75 in (27.1 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five

PROVENANCE:
From a Private Collection, India
Property from an Important Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Himmat Shah, presented by Saffronart at London: Berkeley Square Gallery, 10-22 May 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED:
Gayatri Sinha ed., An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2007, pp. 10,13 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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