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Lot 148
Krishen Khanna
Slaying of Marich


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 148 of 160  

AUCTION DEC 06
6-7 DECEMBER 2006

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Winning Bid
$12,791
Rs 5,50,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Slaying of Marich
Signed and dated in English (under belly of deer)
2006
Bronze
31.5 x 17 x 73 in (80 x 43.2 x 185.4 cm)

(This is first of an edition of nine) This work comprises of the following:
A bronze deer measuring Height: 6 inches Width: 9.5 inches, Depth: 3.5 inches
A bronze plate measuring Height: 1.5 inches Width: 10 inches, Depth: 12 inches
A base made of wood measuring Height: 24 inches Width: 17 inches, Depth: 17 inches

This work comprises of the following:
A bronze deer measuring Height: 6 inches Width: 9.5 inches, Depth: 3.5 inches
A bronze plate measuring Height: 1.5 inches Width: 10 inches, Depth: 12 inches
A base made of wood measuring Height: 24 inches Width: 17 inches, Depth: 17 inches

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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