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Krishen Khanna
The Good Samaritan


Krishen Khanna's enduring interest in religious symbolism, particularly Christian imagery, has its roots in his childhood, which began with a reproduction of Da Vinci's The Last Supper that his father brought home. His attempt to replicate it - at the mere age of seven - was both, a first attempt at making art and the origin of his preoccupation with the theme. His education at the Imperial Services College in Windsor, which was largely...



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  Lot 38 of 40  

THE CURATED AUCTION SERIES
19-20 APRIL 2021

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
The Good Samaritan
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); signed and inscribed 'KKhanna/ KRISHEN KHANNA/ "The Good Samaritan" (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
71.75 x 47.75 in (182 x 121.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
KKhanna 95, New Delhi: ITC Maurya, 1 February 2020; New Delhi: Artoholics, 3 - 10 February 2020

PUBLISHED
KKhanna 95, London: Grosvenor Gallery and New Delhi: Artoholics, 2020, p. 34 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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