Somnath Hore

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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Honours and Awards
  • 2004 Lalit Kala Ratna Puraskar, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1984 Gagan-Abani Award, Kolkata
  • 1984 Professor Emeritus, Santiniketan
  • 1977 L. N. Gupta Memorial Award
  • 1963 National Award (Graphics) for ‘Dream’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1962 National Award (Graphics) for ‘Birth of a White Rose’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1960 National Award (Painting) for ‘Companions’, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
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    Lot 75 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    Somnath Hore

    Watercolour and dry pastel on paper

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    The Ties That Bind: South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art
    30 Nov-1 Dec 2016

    Somnath Hore

    Ink on paper

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    27-28 July 2016

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

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    $12,891
    Rs 8,50,800
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    8-9 June 2016

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled (Khajuraho)

    Ink on paper

    14.3 x 10.3 in





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    Somnath Hore

    Watercolour on unknown surface

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    $2,775
    Rs 1,77,600
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    Somnath Hore

    Unknown Medium on unknown surface

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    $1,566
    Rs 1,03,356
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    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Ink on paper pasted on mountboard

    10.6 x 14.8 in

    Winning bid
    $1,020
    Rs 67,320
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    Lot 76 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Pen and ink on paper

    6.4 x 10.4 in

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    $1,200
    Rs 79,200
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    Lot 7 Details

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    25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4 x 10 x 2.5 in






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    25 Jan-15 Feb 2007

    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Bronze

    4.5 x 10.5 x 7 in






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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Lithograph on paper

    13 x 17.5 in

    $1,954
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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Lithograph on paper

    13 x 17.5 in

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    Somnath Hore

    Untitled

    Watercolour and ink on paper

    14 x 9.5 in

    $2,693
    Rs 1,75,000







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