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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 79 of 84  

WORKS ON PAPER
8-9 APRIL 2020

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Winning Bid
$3,483
Rs 2,57,760

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna

a) Untitled
Signed and dated 'KKhanna/ '62' (lower right)
1962
Pastel on paper pasted on paper
11 x 10.75 in (28.2 x 27.6 cm)

b) Untitled
Signed and dated 'KKhanna/ 1954'
1954
Graphite on newspaper pasted on mountboard
16.75 x 11 in (42.6 x 27.7 cm)

(Set of two)

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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