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Krishen Khanna
Card Players


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 41 of 121  

FROM CLASSICAL TO CONTEMPORARY
6-7 DECEMBER 2017

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Winning Bid
$18,756
Rs 12,00,384

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Card Players
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); signed and inscribed 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna/ "CARD PLAYERS" ' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
27.75 x 21.5 in (70.2 x 54.8 cm)

PROVENANCE : Saffronart, 12-14 December 2011, lot 12


EXHIBITED:
Krishen Khanna, Mumbai and New York: Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, 5 August - 22 October 2005

PUBLISHED:
Gayatri Sinha ed., Krishen Khanna: The Embrace of Love, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2005, p. 33 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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