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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 61 of 85  

24 HOUR: ABSOLUTE AUCTION
16-17 APRIL 2012

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Winning Bid
$6,720
Rs 3,29,280

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Untitled

Inscribed and dated in English (side)
2006
Bronze
Height: 14.5 in (36.8 cm)
Width: 7 in (17.7 cm)
Depth: 4 in (10.1 cm)

Fifth from a limited edition of five

Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

EXHIBITED:
Exhibition of Bronze Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Berkeley Square Gallery, London, 2007 (another from the edition)

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

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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