K H Ara

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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Honours and Awards
  • 1984 Fellow from Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi
  • 1961 Sponsored by...
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    PAST AUCTIONS          
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    Lot 55 Details

    Summer Online Auction
    6-7 June 2017

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    28.5 x 22.1 in

    Winning bid
    $12,300
    Rs 7,87,200
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 9 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    29.2 x 21.3 in

    Winning bid
    $10,909
    Rs 7,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 54 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    K H Ara

    Juhu

    Watercolour on paper

    12.4 x 19.2 in

    Winning bid
    $20,000
    Rs 13,20,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




    Lot 55 Details

    Evening Sale | Live Auction, Mumbai
    16 February 2017

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    16.2 x 29.3 in

    Winning bid
    $12,727
    Rs 8,40,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)




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    Lot 27 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    28.9 x 21.6 in

    Winning bid
    $9,164
    Rs 6,04,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)





    EXHIBITIONS          
    Showing 4 of 4 works

    Lot 4 Details

    Works on paper.
    2-20 February 2006

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    13.5 x 21 in






    Lot 11 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    35 x 22.5 in






    Lot 12 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    K H Ara

    Railway Station1

    Gouache on paper

    11 x 19 in






    Lot 13 Details

    Works on paper.
    20 Feb-15 Mar 2003

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour on paper

    21 x 13.5 in









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