Lot 14
  • 14

Krishnaji Howlaji Ara

Estimate
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
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Description

  • Krishnaji Howlaji Ara
  • Untitled (Dancer)
  • Signed and dated 'ARA 1950' lower right
  • Gouache and pencil on paper
  • 65.5 x 44.6 cm. (25 ¾ x 17 ½ in.)
  • Executed in 1950

Provenance

Dölf Amacker went to India around 1948, shortly after independence and worked there as a young engineer. This work was acquired during his stay, between 1948 and 1961.

Condition

There are slight undulations to the paper, and pin-hole sized spots of rubbing and accretions only visible upon very close inspection. Small spots of foxing is visible in the unpainted areas of the paper, due to age. This work is in good overall condition, as viewed.
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