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K H Ara
(1914 - 1985)

Untitled



Born in 1913 at Bolarum (near Hyderabad), Andhra Pradesh, Krishnaji Howlaji Ara did not receive any formal schooling or education in the field of fine arts. The son of a chauffeur, Ara spent the initial years of his life in his hometown, and only moved to Mumbai at the age of seven. Once there, he first made a living cleaning cars, and later joined the Salt Satyagraha movement that was led by Mahatma Gandhi during India's Independence struggle....



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  Lot 1 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

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Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$21,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled

Signed 'ARA' (lower left)
Gouache on paper
21 x 29 in (53.6 x 73.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired in India, circa 1960
Private Collection, Connecticut, USA
Private Collection, North India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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