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K H Ara
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 43 of 87  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
8 SEPTEMBER 2016

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 7,80,000
$11,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled
Signed 'ARA' (lower right); signed and dated again 'ARA 1950' (on the reverse)
1950
Ink and watercolour on paper
22.25 x 15.5 in (56.5 x 39.4 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Collection of the artist's family

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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