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Krishen Khanna
Auntie Flossy Before Going Home


"There is something sad and ridiculous about the band. A legacy from our erstwhile English rulers, whether officialor 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 43 of 69  

EVENING SALE | NEW DELHI, LIVE
20 SEPTEMBER 2018

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Krishen Khanna
Auntie Flossy Before Going Home
Signed 'K Khanna' (lower right); inscribed and signed '"AUNTIE FLOSSY BEFORE GOING HOME"/ KRISHEN KHANNA/ K Khanna' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
37 x 26 in (93.8 x 66.2 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collector, New Delhi
Acquired from the above

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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