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Himmat Shah
(1933)

Man on Moon




Himmat Shah was born in 1933 at Lothal in Gujarat. After initially training as a drawing teacher, he studied painting at the Faculty of Fine Arts of M.S. University, Baroda, from 1956 to 1960. He was a National Cultural Scholar in 1956, and received a French Government scholarship to study etching at Atelier 17, Paris in 1967.

Shah was a member of Group 1890, a short-lived artists’ collective founded by J. Swaminathan. The then...



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Himmat Shah
Man on Moon

Signed, dated and inscribed 'HIMMAT/ 06/ 4/9' (lower right side)
2006
Bronze
Height: 9 in (23 cm)
Width: 7.5 in (19 cm)
Depth: 5.5 in (14 cm)

Fourth from a limited edition of nine

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, Mumbai

PUBLISHED
Gayatri Singh, An Unreasoned Act of Being: Sculptures by Himmat Shah, Ahmedabad and Hampshire: Mapin Publishing and Lund Humphries, 2007, p. 111 (illustrated, another from the edition)

Category: Sculpture
Style: Abstract


 


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