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SOMNATH HORE (1921 - 2006)

ANIMAL, 1985

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 ..... 

Estimate: Rs 7,20,000-Rs 10,80,000 ( $10,000-$15,000 )


Animal

1985

Wax-sheet in cast metal

Height: 2.6 in (6.5 cm)
Width: 7.1 in (18 cm)
Depth: 3.7 in (9.3 cm)


PROVENANCE
Osian's, Mumbai, 31 January 2007, lot 70


Art Heritage, New Delhi: Art Heritage Gallery, 1979-80, p. 39 (illustrated)
Art Heritage 6, New Delhi: Art Heritage Gallery, 1986-87, p. 117 (illustrated, similar work from the series)
Soumik Nandy Majumdar and Sanjoy Malik, Lalit Kala Contemporary 45, New Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi, January 2002, p. 42 (illustrated)