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Somnath Hore
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 71 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Untitled
a) Initialed and dated in English (upper right)
b) c) d) Initialed and dated in English (lower right)

1989
Pen on paper
a) b) c) 7.5 x 6 in (18.7 x 15 cm)
d) 6 x 7.5 in (15 x 18.7 cm)

(Set of four)

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

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Somnath Hore: Hunger, Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Kolkata, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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