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K H Ara
(1914 - 1985)

Seated Female Nude



Krishnaji Howlaji Ara was born in semi-rural Andhra Pradesh in 1914, the son of a bus driver. It was only when he ran away from home and became a domestic servant in Bombay that his talent for painting was spotted by Rudi von Leyden, a great supporter of indigenous artists. Entirely self-taught, Ara was a founding member of the Progressive Artists` Group, holding his first solo show at Chetna Restaurant in 1942.

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  Lot 67 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

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$30,475
Rs 12,19,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Seated Female Nude

Circa 1960`s
Gouache on paper
29 x 22 in (73.7 x 55.9 cm)

Exhibited and Published:
Modern Indian Works on Paper, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2006
Paul Robeson Gallery, New Jersey, 2003

Exhibited:
Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, 2006

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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