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Krishen Khanna
Study for Last Supper


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 61 of 100  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
13-14 JULY 2021

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Winning Bid
$20,100
Rs 14,77,350

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Study for Last Supper
Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); inscribed and signed 'STUDY FOR LAST SUPPER/ KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
19.5 x 15.75 in (49.8 x 39.8 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Saffronart, New Delhi, 4 September 2014, lot 88 a)
Private Collection, Singapore
Private Collection, Chennai

EXHIBITED
Krishen Khanna, London: The Royal Academy of Arts, 20 - 24 March 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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