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A A Almelkar
(1920 - 1982)

Untitled



Abdul Rahim Almelkar believed that he must have learnt painting when he was still in his mother`s womb, much like Arjuna`s son Abhimanyu in the Mahabharat. "My mother was busy embroidering all through her pregnancy and I probably inherited art from her at that stage," he says.

Born in Solapur, (in Maharashtra) he began painting at the young age of seven. After a conventional education in a local school, he joined the Sir J. J. School...



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  Lot 34 of 106  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
9-10 DECEMBER 2019

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Winning Bid
$12,516
Rs 8,76,120

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

A A Almelkar
Untitled

Signed and dated in Devnagari (lower left)
1968
Oil on canvas
19.5 x 51.75 in (49.6 x 131.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Maharashtra
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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