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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Bandwalla Ramjidas with his Old Faithful



Krishen Khanna first explored the theme of music and musicians in his work during a brief stay in Madras in the 1950s, when he attempted to “…transform the creation of rhythmic sound in time, into the movement of brush in space, on canvas” (Gayatri Sinha, Krishen Khanna: A Critical Biography, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2001, p. 48). While these early works were inspired by Carantic music and its soulful ragas, a few decades later, Khanna...



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  Lot 90 of 100  

WINTER AUCTION 2009
9-10 DECEMBER 2009

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Winning Bid
$35,938
Rs 16,53,125

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Bandwalla Ramjidas with his Old Faithful

Signed in English (verso)
Oil on canvas
36 x 24 in (91.4 x 61 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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