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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

a) After Ramkinkar? b) c) d) e) Untitled

Somnath Hore was born in a village called Barama in Chittagong in present day Bangladesh in 1921. While he was still very young, he started making posters for the Communist party. It was with the help of the leader of this party that he was admitted into the Government College of Art & Craft.

Between the years 1954 to 1967, Hore handled a number of jobs in various capacities. From 1954 to 1958 he was a lecturer at the Indian College...

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  Lot 53 of 90  

25-26 MARCH 2013


Winning Bid
Rs 4,20,576

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


Somnath Hore
a) After Ramkinkar? b) c) d) e) Untitled

a) e) Initialed and dated in English (lower left)
b) c) d) Initialed and dated in English (lower right)

a) b) d) e) 1997 c) 1991
a) b) Pen and ink and wash on paper
c) Pencil, pastel, pen and ink and wash on paper
d) Pencil, sketch pen and pastel on paper
e) Pencil and wash on paper
a) 6 x 7.5 in (15 x 18.75 cm)
b) c) d) e) 7.5 x 6 in (18.75 x 15 cm)

(Set of five)

From the collection of the Seagull Foundation for the Arts which has published and exhibited the artist's work since 1990

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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