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Lot 59
Krishen Khanna
Draupadi's Last Laugh


Born in 1925 in what is now Faislabad in Pakistan, Krishen Khanna grew up in Lahore, only studying art after he graduated from college at evening classes held at the Mayo School of Art there. In 1947, Khanna’s family moved to Shimla as a result of the Partition of India and Pakistan, and Khanna was deeply affected by not only the change in his personal life, but also the socio-political chaos that reigned around him. His early works are...



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  Lot 59 of 145  

AUCTION 2004 (DECEMBER)
30 NOVEMBER-2 DECEMBER 2004

Estimate



Winning Bid
$66,173
Rs 29,77,772

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Draupadi's Last Laugh
Signed in English (lower left)
Oil on canvas
71 x 50 in (180.3 x 127 cm)

This lot will be shipped in a crate

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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