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Krishen Khanna
Auntie Flossy before going 'Home'


Krishen Khanna, best known for his paintings of bandwallahs, dhabas, and labourers, has over the years also explored Christian themes in his paintings. At the heart of his work, irrespective of the subject, is a search for identity. Whether the subject is an inanimate, dusty truck or a proper lady like Aunt Flossie perched on a chair, as in the present lot, his paintings are akin to character statements. "During the 1940s, Bombay's...



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  Lot 66 of 140  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND COLLECTIBLES
9-10 DECEMBER 2020

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$25,992
Rs 18,97,416

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Auntie Flossy before going 'Home'
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower right); inscribed and signed ''AUNTIE FLOSSY BEFORE GOING 'HOME'''/ KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
37 x 26.25 in (94 x 66.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Akara Art, Mumbai

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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