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Krishen Khanna
An Incidence at a Dhhaba


A deeply humanist painter, Khanna frequently focused on the subaltern in his work. From rural migrants sleeping on the bed of a truck and exhausted musicians returning home at the end of the day, to huddled groups of refugees and labourers catching a short break at roadside tea stalls, the artist magnified and celebrated the unnoticed populations of Nizamuddin and Bhogal, where he lived and worked, on his canvases. "Krishen's phase of...



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  Lot 32 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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Winning Bid
$93,000
Rs 52,08,000

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
An Incidence at a Dhhaba
Signed in English (lower right and verso)
Oil on canvas
70.5 x 48 in (179.1 x 121.9 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Private Collection, India

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

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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