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Krishen Khanna
Bandwalla


The present lot is part of Krishen Khanna's well-known bandwallah series, which he first began painting in the early 1970s. The origin of this series is rooted in the artist's personal experience, when he was leaving his studio in Delhi one afternoon and was held up by a passing band. "Against the background of the 18th-century Garhi fort with its large, capacious artist studios, the raucous band crammed into the small mean street of...



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  Lot 38 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

Estimate



Winning Bid
$19,080
Rs 13,16,520

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Bandwalla
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower right); inscribed and signed 'Bandwalla/ KKhanna' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
36 x 12 in (91.3 x 30.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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