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Somnath Hore
Tebhaga Movement - At The Night Meeting


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 17 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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Winning Bid
$7,140
Rs 5,14,080

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Tebhaga Movement - At The Night Meeting
Signed and dated 'Somnath Hore 1955' (lower right)
1955
Woodcut on paper pasted on board
Print size: 6.75 x 8.25 in (17.2 x 20.7 cm)
Sheet size: 7.25 x 8.75 in (18.5 x 22.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Collection of the artist's daughter
Acquired from the above
Property of a Lady, Mumbai

EXHIBITED
Somnath Hore: Prints, Drawings, Posters, Kolkata: Seagull Arts and Media Resource Centre, 7 April - 5 May 2011

PUBLISHED
Somnath Hore: Prints, Drawings, Posters, Kolkata: Seagull Foundation for the Arts, 2011, p. 54 (illustrated)

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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