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Somnath Hore
Untitled


Much of Somnath Hore's work responds to the socio-political issues and historical events in his lifetime, including the 1940 Bengal famine, Tebhaga movement, and the Vietnam war. He began sculpting only in the 1970s in Santiniketan, and both his figurative paintings and bronzes often depict the trials of the human experience. "Somnath, along with a few others, can be regarded as the progenitor of the main spirit of the seventies in Indian art....



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  Lot 10 of 50  

SPRING LIVE AUCTION | MODERN INDIAN ART
11 MARCH 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 78,00,000
$108,333

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled
Initialled, signed and dated 'S.H Somnath 86' (on the reverse)
1986
Bronze
Height: 10.75 in (27.3 cm)
Width: 5.75 in (14.5 cm)
Depth: 4.75 in (12 cm)

PROVENANCE
Formerly in the Collection of Bal Chhabda
Thence by descent
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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