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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 56 of 85  

MODERN INDIAN ART
5-6 DECEMBER 2018

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Card Players
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower right); inscribed and signed 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna/ CARD PLAYERS' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
35.25 x 23.25 in (89.8 x 59.2 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 10-11 May 2006, lot 135

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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