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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


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 20 of 138  

THE TIES THAT BIND: SOUTH ASIAN MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
30 NOVEMBER-1 DECEMBER 2016

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$23,524
Rs 15,99,600

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed 'K Khanna' (lower left); inscribed 'KRISHEN KHANNA' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
24 x 18 in (61.2 x 45.8 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Property of a Distinguished Gentleman, Mumbai

EXHIBITED:
Harvest 2014: An Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art, New Delhi: The Stainless Gallery presented by Arushi Arts, 12-14 October 2014

PUBLISHED:
Harvest 2014: An Exhibition of Indian Contemporary Art, New Delhi: Arushi Arts, 2014, p. 11 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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