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K H Ara
Untitled


Ara's skilled use of thickly layered paint to create an impression of light and shadow is evident in this rare landscape painting. The architectural elements and tree emerge from the textured layers of paint against a comparatively flat blue sky.

Nudes and still-lifes were Ara's main themes, and landscape paintings were a "...deviation in his choice of subject [that] comes as a pleasant surprise." (Kishore Singh ed.,...



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EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY INDIAN ART
24 FEBRUARY 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$30,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled
Signed 'ARA' (lower left); bearing Chemould label on the stretcher (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
23 x 18 in (58.5 x 45.5 cm)

PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THIS LOT WILL BENEFIT THE INDORE CANCER FOUNDATION CHARITABLE TRUST

PROVENANCE:
The Collection of Lt. General Dayaram Thapar

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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