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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


This painting was made by Krishen Khanna for Cecelia F Johnson in the 1950s. Johnson was a supporter of the arts, who knew Khanna when she was posted as Director of Library Services with the USIS in Madras (now Chennai) in the 1950s. Khanna had moved with his family to Chennai in 1953, to work for Grindlays Bank. According to family lore, Johnson commissioned Khanna to paint a scene in the style of Native American art. Khanna recalls painting...



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  Lot 39 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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$17,700
Rs 11,32,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Oil on canvas
25.5 x 33.5 in (65 x 85 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired circa 1950
Thence by descent

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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