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K H Ara
Roses in the Forest


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 16 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 12,00,000
$16,783

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Roses in the Forest
Signed 'ARA' (lower left); inscribed '"ROSES IN THE FOREST"/ By K.H.ARA' (on the reverse of the hardboard)
Watercolour and pastel on paper
20.5 x 26.5 in (52.1 x 67.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
From the personal collection of the artist
Property from the Ruxana Pathan Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 









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