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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Untitled



“There is something sad and ridiculous about the band. A legacy from our erstwhile English rulers, whether official or military in pompous regalia... the band is a macabre comment on bourgeois existence.” - KRISHEN KHANNA

The present lot is part of Krishen Khanna’s well-known bandwallah series, which he first began painting in the early 1970s. Speaking of how he came to paint his first portraits of these musicians, Khanna...



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  Lot 38 of 109  

SUMMER ONLINE AUCTION
22-23 JUNE 2022

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$51,000
Rs 39,27,000

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled

Signed 'KKhanna' (lower centre)
Charcoal and acrylic on canvas
72 x 48 in (182.9 x 121.9 cm)

This work will be shipped in a roll

PROVENANCE
Acquired directly from the artist
Private Collection, UAE

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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