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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 8 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$8,143
Rs 5,70,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled

Signed and dated 'ARA/ 1944' (lower left)
1944
Gouache on paper
17 x 22.25 in (43 x 56.7 cm)

This is a double-sided work.

PROVENANCE
Property of a Distinguished Parsi Family, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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