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A Group of ten illustrations from the Bhagavata Purana
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
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8
A Group of ten illustrations from the Bhagavata Purana
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 27,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A Group of ten illustrations from the Bhagavata Purana
The stories of the Bhagavata Purana recount episodes in the life of Krishna. The present group depicts a variety of incidents including the events leading up to the wedding of Rukmini and Krishna as well as Krishna's interactions with his brother Balarama and the patriarch Bhishma.   
Opaque watercolor heightened with gold on paper
each image approximately 9 1/4 by 12 1/2 in. (23.5 by 31.8 cm.)
each folio approximately 12 by 15 3/8 in. (30.5 by 39.1 cm.), [10], unframed, 1 illustrated
circa 1840
India, Kangra or Guler
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Catalogue Note

For other illustrations from the same series, see Sotheby's New York, March 29, 2006, lot 163.

Indian Art Including Miniatures & Modern Indian Paintings

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