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Lot 27
Krishen Khanna
Gandhari


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 27 of 45  

SCULPTED: 24 HOUR AUCTION
24-25 AUGUST 2011

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Winning Bid
$11,820
Rs 5,20,080

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Gandhari
Inscribed in English (verso)
2006
Bronze
27 x 13 x 15 in (68.6 x 33 x 38.1 cm)

Eighth from a limited edition of nine sculptures


EXHIBITED:
Krishen Khanna: A Retrospetive, Saffronart at Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi, 2010
Krishen Khanna, Saffronart, Osborne Samuel and Berkeley Square Gallery at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, 2007

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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