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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Untitled




Himmat Shah was born in 1933 at Lothal in Gujarat. After initially training as a drawing teacher, he studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M.S. University, Baroda, from 1956 to 1960. He was a National Cultural Scholar in 1956, and received a French Government scholarship to study etching at Atelier 17, Paris in 1967.

Shah was a member of Group 1890, a short-lived artists’ collective founded by J. Swaminathan. The then...



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  Lot 70 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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$28,800
Rs 21,45,600

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Inscribed, dated and signed '2/5 2005/ HIMMAT' (on the base)
2005
Bronze
Height: 52.5 in (133.3 cm)
Width: 9 in (22.9 cm)
Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)

Second from a limited edition of five

EXHIBITED
Himmat Shah, presented by Saffronart at London: Berkeley Square Gallery, 10-22 May 2007 (another from the edition)
Hammer on the Square: Himmat Shah a Retrospective (1975-2015), New Delhi: Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), 28 January - 20 July 2016 (another from the edition)

PUBLISHED
Gayatri Sinha ed., Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing and Hampshire: Lund Humphries, 2007, p. 56 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 









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