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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


The present lot is part of the Christ series that Krishen Khanna explored throughout his career. His characters, however, embody the subaltern figures from contemporary Delhi, specifically the Nizamuddin Bhogal area where he lived for over a decade. Khanna's choice in conflating the two characters was inspired by a personal memory when he drove to Simla with his father. On their way, they stopped at a dhaba for tea, and his father...



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  Lot 17 of 76  

ALIVE: EVENING SALE OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
17 SEPTEMBER 2020

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Winning Bid
Rs 84,00,000
$115,068

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed and dated 'KKhanna/ Feb 82' (on the reverse)
1982
Oil on canvas
59 x 44.5 in (150 x 113 cm)

PROVENANCE
Sotheby's, New York, 25 March 2011, lot 241
Private Collection, New Delhi

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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