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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

The Good Samaritan



In keeping with Krishen Khanna’s use of biblical narratives in his work, the present lot explores the parable of the Good Samaritan. According to a story Jesus once told his disciples, a wounded Jew was overlooked and refused help by members of the clergy. However, when a Samaritan, a member of a group of people who held conflicting views with those of the Jews, encountered this man, he not only took pity on him, but bandaged all his wounds,...



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  Lot 26 of 90  

AUTUMN AUCTION 2010
8-9 SEPTEMBER 2010

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Winning Bid
Rs 20,70,000
$46,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
The Good Samaritan

Signed in English (verso)
2009
Oil on canvas
51.5 x 39.5 in (130.8 x 100.3 cm)

EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna - A Retrospective, Saffronart, Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2010

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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