Lot 16
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An Illustration from the Mahabharata: Pradyumna and Krishna outside the demon Nikumbha's den

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10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • An Illustration from the Mahabharata: Pradyumna and Krishna outside the demon Nikumbha's den
  • Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper
This and the two following illustrations possibly represent the story related in the Vishnu Parva of the Mahabharata, where the demon Nikumbha abducts the princess Bhanumati who is later rescued by Krishna.

Catalogue Note

In this painting we see Krishna and his son Pradyumna outside the demon's lair, challenging him to battle.

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