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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Rear View



Actively engaging with urban India, several of Krishen Khanna’s canvases explore the lives of subaltern subjects, marginalized in the bustle of daily city life. In his Truck series of paintings, to which the present lot belongs, “…he depicts the hard life of rural migrant labourers who form an important part of the urban landscape, in the late hours of the day when the privileged step out for a night of entertainment. Covered with dust, their...



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  Lot 8 of 85  

SUMMER AUCTION 2009
10-11 JUNE 2009

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Winning Bid
$19,550
Rs 9,18,850

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Rear View

Signed in English (verso)
2005
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 19 in (74.9 x 48.3 cm)

EXHIBITED:
Krishen Khanna, Saffronart in association with Osborne Samuel and Berkeley Square Gallery, London, 2007

PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna - Images in My Time, Norbert Lynton, Gayatri Sinha, Ranjit Hoskote, Marilyn Rushton and Tanuj Berry, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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