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The Fine Art Showcase: Winter Selection

Wed, Nov 29, 2023 05:30PM EST
Lot 263

K H Ara, Attributed: Nude Woman with Plant

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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K H Ara, Attributed (Indian, 1914 - 1985): Nude Woman with Plant. Acrylic on paper, signed lower left, unframed.

Krishnaji Howlaji Ara was an Indian painter and is seen as the first contemporary Indian painter to meticulously use the female nude as a subject. He was a part of the Progressive Artists' Group in Bombay and was a founder of the Artists' Centre in Mumbai.

29.5 x 21 inches paper.

Private collection, Veronica Coutinho, India.


Great condition with minor paint loss around the edges of the paper; painting was stored rolled.

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