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K H Ara
(1914 - 1985)

Untitled



What sets Krishnaji Howlaji Ara's oeuvre apart from that of other Indian artists is his vision of the female nude and the solitariness that lets the viewer focus on the emotion of the piece - a sophistication that belies Ara's lack of formal art training. Born in Bolarum, Andhra Pradesh, his transition from cleaning cars for a living to creating art was fortuitous. His nudes appear lonely, detached, and here lies the allure of his works. The...



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  Lot 5 of 90  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
11-12 DECEMBER 2013

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Winning Bid
$18,804
Rs 11,28,240

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled

Signed in English (lower right)
Oil on canvas
35 x 28 in (88.9 x 71.1 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, South India

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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