137
137

PROPERTY FROM THE MAKLER FAMILY COLLECTION

Puri Painting, Calcutta, "Juggernaut Festival", late 19th Century
Estimate
1,5002,000
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137

PROPERTY FROM THE MAKLER FAMILY COLLECTION

Puri Painting, Calcutta, "Juggernaut Festival", late 19th Century
Estimate
1,5002,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Puri Painting, Calcutta, "Juggernaut Festival", late 19th Century
The painting depicts the shrine of the Jagannath temple at Puri with the principal deities Lord Jagannath, Subhadra and Balibhadra at the center. The Dasavataras of Vishnu are placed within pilastered niches in a register above.
50 by 40 in. (127 by 101.6 cm.)
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Catalogue Note

Paintings such as these and brightly colored wood carvings of the deities are purchased by pilgrims who flock to the shrine annually to celebrate the Ratha Yatra festival.

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