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Krishen Khanna
(1925)

Suspense at Last Supper



Krishen Khanna's series of paintings on biblical narratives, also known as his Christ cycle of works, is not overtly concerned with religion. Rather, these reconstructed scenes, and the figures that populate them, mirror the contemporary sociopolitical situation in India, which the artist is deeply affected by. In particular, they are coloured by his experiences and memories of events like the Partition of the Subcontinent, the subsequent wars...



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  Lot 72 of 80  

SPRING ART AUCTION
28-29 MARCH 2012

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Winning Bid
Rs 54,09,600
$110,400

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Suspense at Last Supper

Signed in English (lower right and verso)
Oil on canvas
59.5 x 89.5 in (151.1 x 227.3 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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