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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Untitled



It was in the early 1970s that Krishen Khanna first explored the subject of bandwallas, or members of local brass bands engaged to play at weddings and other public ceremonies. Speaking of how he came to paint his first portraits of these musicians, Khanna explains that once, while driving out of his Delhi studio, the path was blocked by the marching band of a wedding procession. The image of these musicians dressed all in red with their big...



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  Lot 9 of 120  

SPRING AUCTION 2011
16-17 MARCH 2011

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$23,690
Rs 10,42,360

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Untitled

a) Signed in English (lower left) b) and c) Signed in English (lower right)
Oil on canvas pasted on board
39 x 11 in (each)
99.1 x 28 cm (each)

(Set of three)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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