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Lot 13
Krishen Khanna
Lalaji and his Brass at Gyaniji`s Dhhaba


Starting out as a banker in Lahore, Krishen Khanna began to paint as an after-work hobby and exhibited his work intermittently through the 1940’s and 1950’s with the Bombay Art Society and later with the Progressives Artists group. It wasn’t until the early 1960’s however, that he took up painting as a full time profession.

“In a career that spans almost six decades his large body of work places him at the apex of engagement with...



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  Lot 13 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

Estimate



Winning Bid
$232,045
Rs 99,77,935

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Lalaji and his Brass at Gyaniji`s Dhhaba
Signed in English (lower right and verso)
2005
Oil on canvas
70 x 93.5 in (177.8 x 237.5 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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