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Himmat Shah
Untitled


Born in 1933, Himmat Shah initially trained as a draughtsman in Vadodara. Also studying painting, and then etching at Atelier 17 in Paris, it was only later in his career that Shah turned to sculpture. Interestingly, Shah was born in Lothal, an Indus Valley civilization excavation site, and one of the highest yielding in terms of sculptural artifacts.

A founder member of the short lived artists’ collective, Group 1890, Shah was...



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  Lot 37 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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Winning Bid
$40,365
Rs 17,76,060

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled
Inscribed and dated in English (lower right on base)
2005
Bronze
Height: 52.5 in (133.4 cm)
Width: 9 in (22.9 cm)
Depth: 20 in (50.8 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

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

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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