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Somnath Hore
Bhabaghurey


Much of Somnath Hore's work responds to social and 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 19 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Bhabaghurey
Inscribed 'S' (on the bottom)
Circa 1990
Bronze
Height: 3.5 in (8.7 cm)
Width: 2.5 in (6.5 cm)
Depth: 1.5 in (4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of the artist's daughter
Acquired from the above

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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