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Krishen Khanna
Autumn Girl


The present lot is a rare, early work by Krishen Khanna from a brief but artistically rich phase of his career, before he began painting his trademark bandwalla series. In early 1953, the artist moved to Madras (now Chennai) with his wife and daughter, while working for Grindlays Bank. The slow tempo of the society and the calming rhythm of his day job contributed to a period of "personal contentment and greater lyricism than Krishen had...



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  Lot 33 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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$36,600
Rs 26,90,100

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Autumn Girl
Inscribed and dated 'AUTUMN GIRL 1959/ BY KRISHEN KHANNA' (on the reverse)
1959
Oil on canvas
34.5 x 19.5 in (87.6 x 49.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Kumar Gallery, New Delhi
Private Collection, USA
Saffronart, 28-29 March 2012, lot 5
Private Collection, UAE

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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