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K H Ara
Untitled (Still-Life)


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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K H Ara
Untitled (Still-Life)
Signed 'ARA' (lower left)
Gouache on paper pasted on plywood
18.5 x 18.5 in (47.3 x 47.3 cm)

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Formerly in the Collection of Dölf Amacker
Sotheby's, London, 18 October 2016, lot 18

Category: Painting
Style: Still Life


 


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