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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 3 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

Estimate
$3,680 - 5,150
Rs 2,50,000 - 3,50,000








ARTWORK DETAILS

Somnath Hore

a) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S 23 8 82' (lower right)
1982
Pen and ink on paper
13.75 x 9.75 in (35.1 x 24.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S 13 1 81' (lower right)
1981
Pen and ink on paper
9.5 x 7.75 in (24.4 x 18.2 cm)

c) Untitled
Initialled and dated 'S 16 1 81' (lower left)
1981
Pen and ink on paper
7 x 9.75 in (18 x 24.5 cm)

(Set of three)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist's family
Private Collection, Maharashtra

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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