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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

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 64 of 78  

EVENING SALE | MUMBAI, LIVE
16 FEBRUARY 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 27,60,000
$41,818

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled

Signed and dated 'K Khanna 58' (lower right)
1958
Oil on canvas
42 x 21 in (106.7 x 53.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired from Kumar Gallery, New Delhi in 1959
Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Ian Little
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED:
The Naked and The Nude: The Body In Indian Modern Art, Mumbai: DAG Modern, 7 October - 10 December 2016

PUBLISHED:
Kishore Singh ed., The Naked and The Nude: The Body in Indian Modern Art - Edition Two, New Delhi: DAG Modern, 2015, p. 116 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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