Lot  1

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...
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  • Krishen Khanna
  • Untitled
  • Signed and inscribed 'K Khanna/ "The High Caught hooded falcon Broods upon my wrist-Fetered by so tenous a lesh of steel-We are bound for the Purple Marshes many leagues away-With a fair expectation of query" Herbert Reed' (on the reverse)

  • Acrylic and charcoal on canvas
  • 65.75 x 47.75 in (167 x 121.6 cm)
  • Category: Painting
    Style: Figurative

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