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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 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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