BROWSE THIS AUCTION
Lot 33
 
Quick Zoom
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....



Read More
Other works of this artist in: this auction  |  entire site



  Lot 33 of 77  

MODERN EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
15 FEBRUARY 2014

Estimate



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


 









Need help? Please check our guides on How to Bid. Auction Tips and FAQs.
Email auction@saffronart.com, newyork@saffronart.com, london@saffronart.com, delhi@saffronart.com
Tel: +91 22 6855 4100 (Mumbai); +1 212 627 5006 (USA); +44(0) 20 7409 7974(UK); +91 95555 84229 (New Delhi)