Lot 10
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An illustration from the 'Shangri' Ramayana Lanka Kanda: The Monkey Army engaged in fierce Battle with the Demons

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
27,000 USD
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Description

  • An illustration from the 'Shangri' Ramayana
    Lanka Kanda: The Monkey Army engaged in fierce Battle with the Demons
  • Opaque watercolor on paper
Hanuman and his army of monkeys is shown engaged in a fierce battle with the demon army.

Catalogue Note

The artist skillfully captures the drama of the batttlefield and the ferocity of the struggle as demons and monkeys with their arsenal of weapons clash against each other. The humanoid depiction of the monkeys clad in striped drawers with cap-like heads is also seen in paintings from Basholi and Bilaspur.

For a further discussion on this series see the previous lot.

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