Hari Ambadas Gade is considered one of the first abstract expressionist painters of post-independence India. One of the founders of the progressive art movement in India, he believed in an unconventional and dynamic artistic style. Like all the painters of the Progressive Artists Group, Gade revolted against the traditions of academic art, which the British education system had clamped on Indian art education.

Born in Amravati on,...
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Honours and Awards
  • 1956,55 Member of Artists Delegation, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1956 Gold Medal in Annual Exhibiiton, Bombay Art Society, Mumbai
  • 1947 Founder Member of Progressive Artists Group
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    Lot 21 Details

    Winter Online Auction 14-15 December 2022

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    15.25 x 10.5 in

    Winning bid
    $9,512
    Rs 7,80,000
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    Lot 24 Details

    The Art Of India Auction - 2nd Edition 20-21 July 2022

    H A Gade

    Monsoon Greys

    Oil on canvas

    35 x 41.75 in

    Winning bid
    $37,080
    Rs 28,92,240
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    Lot 26 Details

    The Art of India Auction 18-19 May 2022

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Oil on board

    25 x 26.5 in

    Winning bid
    $18,948
    Rs 14,40,048
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 130 Details

    Spring Online Auction: Modern and Contemporary South Asian Art and Antiquities 6-7 April 2022

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    18.5 x 14.5 in

    Winning bid
    $6,804
    Rs 5,10,300
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 6 Details

    Works on Paper from the Dhoomimal Art Gallery Collection 14 September 2021

    H A Gade

    Untitled (Hillocks)

    Gouache on paper

    12.5 x 15.5 in

    Winning bid
    $5,217
    Rs 3,75,600
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 19 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 2 February 2021

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Acrylic and ink on board

    24 x 18.75 in

    Winning bid
    $9,147
    Rs 6,58,560
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 2 Details

    Absolute Tuesdays 30 June 2020

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    14.25 x 15.75 in

    Winning bid
    $5,762
    Rs 4,26,360
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 4 Details

    Words and Lines 18-19 July 2017

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    8.25 x 12.25 in

    Winning bid
    $2,295
    Rs 1,46,880
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 17 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 October 2020-21 January 2021

    H A Gade

    Grazing Pasture

    Gouache on paper board

    16 x 15 in




    Lot 18 Details

    Modern Indian Art from the 1930s to the 2000s... 17 October 2020-21 January 2021

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Oil on canvas

    25 x 18 in




    Lot 142 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    17 x 20.5 in




    Lot 143 Details

    Works on paper. 20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    H A Gade

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    22.5 x 18 in




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