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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


In the early 1970s, Krishen Khanna began painting his famous bandwallah series-inspired by an incident when he was leaving his studio in Delhi one afternoon, and was held up by a passing band. The uniformed men wielding large brass musical instruments - a leftover legacy from the days of the British Raj - rendered almost comical from the cacophony of their strident music and the garishness of their costumes, particularly struck the...



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  Lot 53 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed thrice 'KKhanna' (lower right, lower centre and lower left); signed 'KKhanna' (on the reverse of each panel)
Oil on canvas
36.5 x 37.75 in (92.8 x 96.2 cm)

(Triptych)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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