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K H Ara
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 33 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

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Winning Bid
Rs 14,40,000
$23,607

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

K H Ara
Untitled
Signed in English (lower left)
1950s
Oil on jute
16.5 x 22.5 in (41.9 x 57.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Continuum: Progressive Artists' Group, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2011
Indian Landscapes: The Changing Horizon, ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2012
Modern: Progressive Artists’ Group (1947-2013), ed: Kishore Singh, Delhi Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2013

Category: Painting
Style: Landscape


 









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