Lot 38
Krishen Khanna

Canonisation of a Painter

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 38 of 110  

1-4 DECEMBER 2003


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Rs 12,40,313

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Krishen Khanna
Canonisation of a Painter

Signed and Dated in English (reverse)
Oil on canvas
71 x 50 in (180.3 x 127 cm)

This lot will be shipped in a roll

Category: Painting
Style: Figurative


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