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Lot 53
Krishen Khanna
A Season of Watermelons


Originally a banker from Lahore, Krishen Khanna only turned to painting after he came into contact with the Progressive Artists` Group in Bombay, following the displacement of his family during the partitioning of India.

Today, Khanna is recognised as one of the best narrative painters of the everyday and the epic. The extensive body of work that he has created over the last fifty years may be “…arranged into serial narratives, of...



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  Lot 53 of 130  

SUMMER AUCTION 2007
6-7 JUNE 2007

Estimate
$125,000 - 150,000
Rs 50,00,000 - 60,00,000


Winning Bid
$195,500
Rs 78,20,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
A Season of Watermelons
Signed in English (lower right and verso)
Oil on canvas
72 x 48 in (182.9 x 121.9 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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