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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN ILLUSTRATION TO THE HARIVAMSA: KRISHNA AND HIS COMPANIONS ARE JOINED BY THE GODS AS THEY CELEBRATE ON THE BANKS OF THE YAMUNA
India, Kangra or Guler, circa 1820
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
982

PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION

AN ILLUSTRATION TO THE HARIVAMSA: KRISHNA AND HIS COMPANIONS ARE JOINED BY THE GODS AS THEY CELEBRATE ON THE BANKS OF THE YAMUNA
India, Kangra or Guler, circa 1820
Estimate
60,00080,000
LOT SOLD. 75,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO THE HARIVAMSA: KRISHNA AND HIS COMPANIONS ARE JOINED BY THE GODS AS THEY CELEBRATE ON THE BANKS OF THE YAMUNA
India, Kangra or Guler, circa 1820
This illustration from the Krishnalila highlights Krishna's divinity and his status as a supranormal being within the epic stories. Here, as Krishna and his companions are engaged in joyous revelry on the banks of the Yamuna, even the Gods, seen seated in a row on the upper right, join the celebration and are enchanted by Krishna's music.
Opaque watercolor on paper heightened with gold
folio: 14 3/4 by 19 in. (37.4 by 48.2 cm.), unframed
image: 13 1/4  by 17 3/8  in. (33.6 by 44.2 cm.)
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Provenance

Sotheby's New York, March 19, 2008, lot 214. 
Private German Collection.
Acquired from the Royal Library of Mandi in 1969.

Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art

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New York