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Krishen Khanna
Untitled


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 43 of 76  

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

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$24,000
Rs 17,52,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled
Signed and dated 'KKhanna 55' (lower left)
1955
Oil on canvas
34 x 25.5 in (86.4 x 65 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist while posted at the US Embassy in Delhi, circa 1950s
Private Collection, Washington DC
Acquired from the above
Property from an Important West Coast Collection

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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