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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 40 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 19,20,000
$25,772

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled (Wound Series)

Signed and dated 'Somnath Hore, 1977' (lower right) and inscribed 'Artist's Proof 1/10' (lower left)
1977
Paper pulp print pasted on mount board
19.25 x 24 in (49 x 61 cm)

This is an artist's proof, first from a limited edition of ten

PROVENANCE
Galerie 88, Kolkata
From a Distinguished Collection, Kolkata

EXHIBITED
Somnath Hore: An Exhibition of Prints, Kolkata: Galerie 88, 14 March - 14 May 2020

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


 









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