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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

Untitled



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 72 of 120  

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

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Winning Bid
$3,456
Rs 2,55,744

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled

Signed and dated 'Somnath Hore 4.8.67' (lower right), inscribed 'Trial proof 1' (lower left)
1967
Etching on paper
Print size: 8.25 x 9.75 in (21 X 24.5 cm)
Sheet size: 11 x 15.25 (28.2 x 38.5 cm)

This is the trial proof

PROVENANCE
Received as a gift from the artist
Property from the Collection of Santosh Jain

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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