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Krishen Khanna
Card Players


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 12 of 80  

WINTER ONLINE AUCTION
12-13 DECEMBER 2011

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Card Players
Signed in English (lower left and verso)
Oil on canvas
27.5 x 21.5 in (69.8 x 54.6 cm)


EXHIBITED AND PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna, Saffronart and Berkeley Square Gallery, Mumbai and New York, 2005

PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna: The Embrace of Love, Gayatri Sinha, Mapin Publishing, Ahmedabad, 2005

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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