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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Remembering WHA



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 31 of 102  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
14-15 DECEMBER 2022

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$8,400
Rs 6,88,800

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Remembering WHA

Signed 'KKhanna' (lower left); signed and inscribed 'KRISHEN KHANNA/ KKhanna./ "Remembering WHA"' (on the reverse)
Oil on canvas
19.5 x 15.5 in (49.5 x 39.4 cm)

PROVENANCE
Acquired from Krishen Khanna, Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, London, 6 - 22 October 2005
Private Collection, UK

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

PUBLISHED
Gayatri Sinha, Krishen Khanna: The Embrace of Love, Ahmedabad: Mapin Publishing, 2005, p. 42 (illustrated)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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