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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Blindfolded Queen



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 21 of 40  

THE ART OF INDIA AUCTION - 2ND EDITION
20-21 JULY 2022

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Winning Bid
Rs 2,12,472
$2,724

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Blindfolded Queen

Inscribed, signed and dated 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna/ April 2005/ "BLINDFOLDED QUEEN"' (on the reverse)
2005
Oil on canvas
13.75 x 9.75 in (35 x 24.5 cm)

PROVENANCE
Dhoomimal Art Gallery, New Delhi
StoryLTD, 24-25 April 2018, lot 37

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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