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Krishen Khanna

The Unexpected Does Happen II

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 36 of 95  

23-24 JANUARY 2013


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Rs 12,95,400

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Krishen Khanna
The Unexpected Does Happen II

Signed in English (lower left and verso)
Oil on canvas
73.5 x 17.5 in (186.7 x 44.4 cm)

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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