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Krishen Khanna
Untitled (Watermelon Eater)


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 25 of 81  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
21 SEPTEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
Rs 6,00,000
$9,524

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled (Watermelon Eater)
Signed and dated 'KKhanna 66' (lower left); signed and dated again 'KKhanna 66' (on the reverse)
1966
Oil on canvas
21 x 17 in (53.5 x 43.3 cm)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, UK
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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