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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 17 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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Winning Bid
$27,000
Rs 13,50,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled
Inscribed and dated in English (lower left on base)
2005
Bronze
Height: 52.5 in (133.3 cm)
Width: 9 in (22.9 cm)
Depth: 18 in (45.7 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of five sculptures

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture


EXHIBITED:
Himmat Shah, Berkeley Square Gallery and Saffronart, 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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