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K H Ara
(1914 - 1985)

Yellow Roses



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 5 of 65  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
13 MARCH 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$22,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Yellow Roses

Signed 'ARA' (lower left); inscribed 'Yellow Roses/ K.H. Ara/ Bombay' (on the reverse)
Gouache, oil and pastel on paper
26.25 x 20 in (66.7 x 50.6 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Dhoomimal Gallery, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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