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Krishen Khanna
Study for Bandwallahs


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 47 of 65  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
15-16 JUNE 2011

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Winning Bid
$19,041
Rs 8,28,288

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Study for Bandwallahs
Signed in English (lower right and verso)
Oil on canvas
17.5 x 13.5 in (44.4 x 34.3 cm)

EXHIBITED & PUBLISHED
Krishen Khanna: A Retrospetive, presented by Saffronart at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2010

EXHIBITED:
Krishen Khanna, Saffronart in association with Osborne Samuel & Berkeley Square Gallery at The Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2007

PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna: Images In My Time, Krishen Khanna, Norbert Lynton, Gayatri Sinha, Ranjit Hoskote, Marilyn Rushton and Tanuj Berry, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad and Lund Humphries, UK; 2007

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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