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Krishen Khanna
Last Supper


- - “Khanna’s Last Supper typically introduces the apostles and Jesus around a table; its square dimensions over a compressed view that is emphasized by the raised perspective that the artist assumes, affording a foreshortened view of the scene. If we use da Vinci’s Last Supper as a base reference – which Khanna saw and first attempted to paint at the age of seven – we see a profoundly indigenist and subaltern view at work. In The Last Supper (1979)
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KRISHEN KHANNA: A RETROSPECTIVE

ARTWORK DETAILS

  • Krishen Khanna
  • Last Supper
  • 1979
  • Oil  on  canvas
  • 54 x 68 in (137.2 x 172.7 cm)
  • From the Collection of Jeroo Mango
  • PUBLISHED:
    Krishen Khanna - A Critical Biography, Gayatri Sinha, Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi, 2001
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative




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