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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Head of a King



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 45 of 75  

AUTUMN ART AUCTION
19-20 SEPTEMBER 2012

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Winning Bid
$15,821
Rs 8,38,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Himmat Shah
Head of a King

Inscribed and dated in English (lower left on base)
2006
Bronze
Height: 28.5 in (72.4 cm)
Width: 6.5 in (16.5 cm)
Depth: 6.5 in (16.5 cm)

Third from a limited edition of five sculptures Illustrated are two views of the sculpture

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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