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Krishen Khanna
A Study for Afghan Refugees


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 55 of 120  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 JUNE 2019

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Krishen Khanna
A Study for Afghan Refugees
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); signed, dated and inscribed 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ 2004/ "A Study for Afghan Refugues"' (on the reverse)
2004
Oil on canvas
48 x 30 in (122 x 76 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 6-7 December 2006, lot 14

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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