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Krishen Khanna

Music at the Bottom of the Ladder

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 76 of 85  

10-11 JUNE 2009


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Rs 27,07,905

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Krishen Khanna
Music at the Bottom of the Ladder

Signed in English (lower right and verso)
Charcoal and oil on canvas
52 x 40 in (132.1 x 101.6 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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