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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    Lot 5 Details

    Spring Online Auction 27-28 March 2019

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Oil and ink on paper

    30 x 22 in

    $10,295-13,240
    Rs 7,00,000- 9,00,000

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    Lot 21 Details

    Modern Indian Art 5-6 December 2018

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    30 x 21.75 in

    Winning bid
    $20,035
    Rs 13,82,400
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 16 Details

    Evening Sale | New Delhi, Live 20 September 2018

    K H Ara

    Roses in the Forest

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    20.5 x 26.5 in

    Winning bid
    $16,783
    Rs 12,00,000
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 29 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    26 x 19.25 in

    Winning bid
    $10,891
    Rs 7,18,800
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 41 Details

    Summer Online Auction 13-14 June 2018

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    29 x 21 in

    Winning bid
    $23,618
    Rs 15,58,814
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


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    Lot 2 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Modern and Contemporary Art

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Watercolour and pastel on paper

    22 x 14 in

    Winning bid
    $4,380
    Rs 2,97,840
    (Inclusive of buyer's premium)


    Lot 27 Details

    No-Reserve Auction of Indian Art

    K H Ara

    Untitled

    Gouache on paper

    29 x 21.5 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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