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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

Untitled (Wound Series)



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 71 of 120  

MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
13-14 OCTOBER 2021

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Winning Bid
$26,136
Rs 19,34,064

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled (Wound Series)

Signed and dated 'Somnath Hore 1977' (lower right), inscribed 'Artist's Proof' (lower left)
1977
Paper pulp print pasted on mount board
19.25 x 23.5 in (48.8 x 59.7 cm)

This is an artist's proof

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist's family

EXHIBITED
Memories Arrested in Space, Mumbai: Akara Art, 26 March - 5 May 2021

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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