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Somnath Hore
Writhing Animal Form


Somnath Hore turned to sculpting several decades into his career as an artist and teacher, and that too quite by accident. In his autobiographical notes, published in Bengali in 1992 as Amar Chitrabhabna, the artist recalls that it was in the summer of 1974 that he first started modeling with the wax discarded by students of the sculpture department at Santiniketan. Some of the students saw his wax models and decided to cast them in bronze, a...



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  Lot 73 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$20,232
Rs 11,32,992

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore
Writhing Animal Form
c. 1970s
Bronze
Height: 13 in (33 cm)
Width: 8.5 in (21.6 cm)
Depth: 4.5 in (11.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From a Private Collector, India

PUBLISHED:
"A Finger in the Wound", Art India, Vol. V, Issue III, 2000

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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