Oil on canvas, 24" by 24" and a narrow simple frame, signed by the artist in an Indian language (Devanagari) at lower right and dated there also in Devanagari 1967, the subject a young woman in decorative traditional garb, a village house in the background. The title, written faintly on the reverse, is "Village Maiden". Written in dark marker on the stretcher, evidently at a much later date, is, again "VILLAGE MAIDEN", "THE ARTIST: A. A. ALMELKAR" " and "Collected: July 18. 1992- by (and then the address sticker of a local Los Angeles couple. The artist's works have sold to at least $19,000 at auction (Sotheby's New York), and others have been offered in India over $25,000. I do not currently have any biographical information available. The painting is in excellent condition and is ready for the wall. Shipping wizard figures are guesstimates. SEE HUNDREDS OF OTHER WORKS NOW IN MY SHOP.
Item ID: JB01664
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