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    Sale 7585

    South Asian Modern + Contemporary Art

    11 June 2008, South Kensington

  • Lot 37

    KRISHNAJI HOWLAJI ARA (1914-1985)

    Zinnias

    Price Realised  

    KRISHNAJI HOWLAJI ARA (1914-1985)
    Zinnias
    oil on canvas
    18½ x 14½ in. (47 x 36.8 cm.)
    Painted in 1940


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    Provenance

    This work was purchased by the current owner's father, Mr. Harold Knight Tutton who was a member of the Bombay Art Society at the same time as K.H. Ara. This work was gifted to Harold Knight Tutton before he left India for England in 1956.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work was giften to the present owner by his father, Harold Knight Tutton in 1956.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF JOHN K. TUTTON