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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 44 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore

a) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S/ 1 5 80' (upper right)
1980
Ink on paper
7 x 10.5 in (18 x 26.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S 17. 3. 84' (lower left)
1984
Pen on paper
9.75 x 13.75 in (24.5 x 35 cm)

c) Untitled
Dated and initialled '2/ 5/ 80/ S' (lower right)
1980
Ink on paper
7 x 10.5 in (17.8 x 26.5 cm)

d) Untitled
Dated '18.9./ 69' (lower right)
1969
Pen on paper
10 x 13.75 in (25.2 x 35.2 cm)

e) Untitled
Signed and dated in Bengali (lower right)
1976
Ink on paper
10.75 x 13.75 in (27 x 35.2 cm)

f) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S/ 4 7 86' (lower right)
1986
Pen on paper
7 x 10.5 in (17.6 x 26.5 cm)

g) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S/ 19.5.96' (lower right)
1996
Pen on paper
8.5 x 10.5 in (21.6 x 26.7 cm)

(Set of seven)

PROVENANCE
Gallery Espace, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Drawing 2014 | 7 Decades of Indian Drawing, New Delhi: Gallery Espace, 10 - 30 November 2014

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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