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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 54 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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Winning Bid
$54,876
Rs 37,86,444

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left)
Charcoal on canvas
72 x 47.75 in (182.9 x 121.6 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
From an Important Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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