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Somnath Hore
Wounds - 5

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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Somnath Hore
Wounds - 5
Signed and dated 'Somnath Hore 1970' (lower right), inscribed 'WOUNDS - 5' and further inscribed 'Artists Proof '3/6' (lower left)
Paper pulp print pasted on mount board
19 x 24.5 in (48.5 x 62 cm)

This is an artist's proof, third from a limited edition of six

Acquired directly from the artist
Acquired from the above
Private Collection, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Abstract


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