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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Man on Moon




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 64 of 110  

24-HOUR ONLINE ABSOLUTE AUCTION: EDITIONS
25-26 JULY 2012

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$2,400
Rs 1,29,600

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Man on Moon

Signed and dated in English (verso)
2006
Bronze
Height: 8.5 in (21.5 cm)
Width: 7 in (17.7 cm)
Depth: 5.5 in (13.9 cm)

Second from a limited edition of nine sculptures

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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