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Krishen Khanna
a) Untitled, b) Captain Dentist Pesikaka, Maclagan Road, Lahore 1936


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 53 of 75  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
10 SEPTEMBER 2015

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,64,000
$4,062

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
a) Untitled, b) Captain Dentist Pesikaka, Maclagan Road, Lahore 1936
a) Signed and dated 'K Khanna 61' (lower centre)
b) Signed 'K Khanna' (lower left) and inscribed 'CAPTAIN DENTIST PESIKAKA MACLAGAN ROAD LAHORE 1936' (lower centre)
a) 1961
Pencil on paper
a) 13.5 x 6.5 in (34.2 x 16.5 cm)
b) 8 x 5 in (20.3 x 12.7 cm)

(Set of two)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Drawing
Style: Figurative


 









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