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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 15 of 90  

SUMMER AUCTION 2010
16-17 JUNE 2010

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Winning Bid
$44,413
Rs 19,98,585

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Inscribed and dated in English (verso)
2005
Bronze
Height: 21.5 in (54.6 cm)
Width: 12 in (30.5 cm)
Depth: 12 in (30.5 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five sculptures
Illustrated are four views of the sculpture

EXHIBITED:
Himmat Shah, Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, London, 2007

PUBLISHED:
An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Gayatri Sinha, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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