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Krishen Khanna
Girl Holding Mirror


In the early 1950s, Krishen Khanna moved to Madras with his wife and daughter. His stay in the Southern Indian city proved to be "...a period of personal contentment and greater lyricism than Krishen had ever expressed before in painting …Apart from a series of paintings on musicians, Krishen also did a number of figurative works with women as the subject. With their rich skin tones and sensuous forms, they comprise the only body of female nude...



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  Lot 33 of 85  

SUMMER ART AUCTION
19-20 JUNE 2013

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$15,600
Rs 8,73,600

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Krishen Khanna
Girl Holding Mirror
Signed and dated in English (lower right)
1958
Oil on canvas
34 x 26 in (86.4 x 66 cm)

PROVENANCE:
Acquired directly from the artist
Saluja Collection, Australia

PUBLISHED:
Krishen Khanna: A Critical Biography, Gayatri Sinha, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2001

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


 









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