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K H Ara
(1914 - 1985)

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 84 of 202  

13-14 DECEMBER 2023


Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


K H Ara

a) Untitled
Signed 'ARA' (lower right)
Gouache and pastel on board pasted on mount board
9 x 8.5 in (23 x 21.5 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed 'ARA' (lower right)
Pastel on handmade paper pasted on mount board
10 x 7.5 in (25.5 x 19 cm)

(Set of two)

Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Unknown


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