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Somnath Hore
Untitled, Figurative, Pen on Paper by Modern Indian Artist "In Stock"

$1,499

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Somnath Hore Untitled, Pen on Paper, 10.3 x 8.3 inches Inclusive of shipment mounted not framed, Should you wish to receive the same framed and shipped kindly contact us. Figurative work by Master Sculptor and Painter Somenath Hore. A gorgeous subtle rendition of a reclining woman, masterfully executed by the Master Indian Artist. Recipient of honors and awards like Padma Bhushan by the Govt of India; a cerebral artist, Somenath Hore was a sought-after artist during his lifetime as well as pot his death. Provenance : Collected directly from the artist's family and documented and authenticated by Chandana Hore, His daughter . Style : Somnath Hore ( 1921 - 2006 ) was a Bengali sculptor and printmaker. His sketches, sculptures and prints were a reaction to major historical crises and events of 20th century Bengal, such as the Bengal Famine of 1943 and the Tebhaga movement. The anguished human form has widely been reflected in Hore's figuration. The visual appeal of his work is increased by rough surfaces, slits, holes and exposed channels. About the Artist and his work : Born : 1921, Chittagong, Bangladesh. Education : 1957 - Diploma in Fine Arts, Govt. College of Art and Craft, Kolkata, India Group Shows : 1993 : Wounds, CIMA, Calcutta 1991 : National Exposition of Contemporary Art, NGMA, New Delhi 1986 : First Visions, BAAC 1968 : 1st Triennale of World Art, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi 1968 : Warsaw Biennale of Graphic Arts, Poland 1963 : Sao Paulo Biennale Brazil 1962 : Print Biennale, Tokyo, Japan 1962 : Biennale, Venice, Italy 1960 : Graphic Biennale, Lugano.   From 1974, Hore began to produce his bronze sculptures. "Mother with Child", a large sculpture that paid homage to the people's struggle in Vietnam, was stolen from the Kala Bhavan soon after it was completed and still has yet to be found. Honors & Awards : 2007 - Padma Bhushana by Government of India 1984 - Gagan-Aban Award 1977 - L.N. Gupta Memorial Award 1960, 1962-63 - National Award, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi.

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  • Creator
    Somnath Hore (1921 - 2006, Bengali)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 18.3 in. (46.49 cm)Width: 16.3 in. (41.41 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
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  • Gallery Location
    Kolkata, IN
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU60438276602

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