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Himmat Shah
Untitled


Himmat Shah was born in 1933 in Lothal, Gujarat - an excavation site of the Indus Valley civilisation, with one of the highest yields of sculptural artefacts. The artist explored the caves and desert landscapes of the region throughout his childhood, and these early experiences had a deep impact on his work. Shah immersed himself in many mediums before focussing on sculptures, and is best known for his enigmatic sculptures of heads. As seen in...



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  Lot 74 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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Winning Bid
$40,488
Rs 27,93,672

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled
Signed and dated 'HIMMAT 06' and inscribed '4/5' (at the base)
Bronze
Height: 56.75 in (144.3 cm)
Width: 19 in (48.2 cm)
Depth: 15.5 in (39.5 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five

PROVENANCE
An Important Private Collection, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Aspects of Modern and Contemporary Indian Sculpture, Mumbai: Saffronart, 25 January - 15 February, 2007 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Gayatri Sinha ed., An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2007, pp.16-17 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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