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Krishen Khanna
Trumpet Trio


"There is something sad and ridiculous about the band. A legacy from our erstwhile English rulers, whether official or military in pompous regalia... the band is a macabre comment on bourgeois existence." - KRISHEN KHANNA

Krishen Khanna, best known for his paintings of bandwallahs, dhabas, and labourers, has over the years also explored Christian themes in his paintings. At the heart of his work, irrespective of the...



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  Lot 42 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,40,000
$28,531

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Trumpet Trio
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); inscribed and signed '"TRUMPET TRIO"/ KKhanna/ KRISHEN KHANNA' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
36 x 12 in (91.3 x 30.3 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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