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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Portrait in Retrospect



Born in 1925 in what is now Faislabad in Pakistan, Krishen Khanna grew up in Lahore, only studying art after he graduated from college at evening classes held at the Mayo School of Art there. In 1947, Khanna’s family moved to Shimla as a result of the Partition of India and Pakistan, and Khanna was deeply affected by not only the change in his personal life, but also the socio-political chaos that reigned around him. His early works are...



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  Lot 104 of 160  

SPRING ONLINE AUCTION: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY SOUTH ASIAN ART AND ANTIQUITIES
6-7 APRIL 2022

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Winning Bid
$5,100
Rs 3,82,500

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Portrait in Retrospect

Inscribed, signed and dated 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna/ 2005/ PORTRAIT IN RETROSPECT' (on the reverse)
2005
Oil on canvas
14 x 9.5 in (35.6 x 24.1 cm)

PROVENANCE
Saffronart, 18-19 June 2008, lot 102
An Important Private Collection, New Delhi

EXHIBITED
Krishen Khanna, Mumbai: Saffronart, 5 - 18 August 2005; New York: Saffronart, 2 - 15 September 2005; London: Berkeley Square Gallery, 6 - 22 October 2005

PUBLISHED
Krishen Khanna, Mumbai: Saffronart, 2005, p. 31 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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