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Lot 39
Krishen Khanna
Untitled


From the mid 1960’s Krishen Khanna developed an image of the Pieta that he was to revisit throughout his career. The variations in styles and postures served to highlight the nexus of aesthetic, social and religious issues that this icon has come to represent for the artist.

“The Pieta or the Mater Dolorosa, as she holds the exhausted Christ on his descent from the cross…relates to his concern with the subject of the dead and the dying,...



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  Lot 39 of 150  

AUCTION MAY 2006
10-11 MAY 2006

Estimate
$9,310 - 11,650
Rs 4,00,000 - 5,00,000


Winning Bid
$20,312
Rs 8,73,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed in English (lower right)
Conte on paper
29.5 x 24 in (74.9 x 61 cm)

Published: Krishen Khanna, The Embrace of Love, Mapin Publishing Pvt Ltd, 2005, p.29

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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