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Somnath Hore
(1921 - 2006)

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 54 of 90  

SPRING ART AUCTION 2013
25-26 MARCH 2013

Estimate



Winning Bid
$6,923
Rs 3,60,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled

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

1997
Pen and ink on paper
a) b) 6 x 7.5 in (15 x 18.75 cm)
c) d) e) 7.5 x 6 in (18.75 x 15 cm)

(Set of five)

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

PUBLISHED:
My Concept of Art, Somnath Hore, Seagull Books, Kolkata, 2009 (d and e)

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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