Abdul Rahim Almelkar believed that he must have learnt painting when he was still in his mother`s womb, much like Arjuna`s son Abhimanyu in the Mahabharat. "My mother was busy embroidering all through her pregnancy and I probably inherited art from her at that stage," he says.

Born in Solapur, (in Maharashtra) he began painting at the young age of seven. After a conventional education in a local school, he joined the Sir J. J. School...
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    Lot 10 Details

    Spring Online Auction 27-28 March 2019

    A A Almelkar

    Untitled (Ganga)

    Oil on canvas

    20 x 30 in



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    Modern Indian Art 5-6 December 2018

    A A Almelkar

    Untitled

    Pastel, ink and gouache on card paper

    14.5 x 14.25 in

    Winning bid
    $6,000
    Rs 4,14,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)

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    Lot 41 Details

    Evening Sale | Mumbai, Live 13 March 2018

    A A Almelkar

    Radha

    Watercolour on mountboard pasted on board

    8 x 5.5 in

    Winning bid
    $7,875
    Rs 5,04,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 55 Details

    Modern Masters on Paper: LIVE Auction 2 December 2014

    A A Almelkar

    Untitled

    Mixed media on paper pasted on mountboard

    23 x 19 in

    Winning bid
    $6,000
    Rs 3,60,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 21 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art 16-17 January 2018

    A A Almelkar

    Untitled

    Watercolour and gouache on board

    20 x 13.5 in

    Winning bid
    $2,856
    Rs 1,79,928
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 3 Details

    No-reserve Auction of Art 7-8 July 2015

    A A Almelkar

    Untitled

    Gouache on cardboard pasted on mountboard

    14.5 x 15 in

    Winning bid
    $5,624
    Rs 3,54,300
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)






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