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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

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 49 of 106  

9-10 DECEMBER 2019


Winning Bid
Rs 3,18,360

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


Somnath Hore

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'S. Hore 68' (lower right) and inscribed '4/5' (lower left)
Lithograph on paper
Print size:13 x 8.75 in (33 x 22 cm)
Sheet size: 15 x 11 in (38.1 x 27.9 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five

b) Untitled
Lithograph on paper pasted on mountboard
21.5 x 21.75 in (54.2 x 55.1 cm)

(Set of two)

Acquired from the artist's family, Santiniketan
Private Collection, Kolkata
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting


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