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26
lalita
distemper on cloth
nepal
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 144,000 USD
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26
lalita
distemper on cloth
nepal
Estimate
20,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 144,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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lalita
distemper on cloth
nepal
The red four-armed goddess wearing a diaphanous blouse and lower garment, golden jewelry and a garland of severed heads, seated on the four-armed Shiva, also wearing a garland of severed heads, a tiger skin dhoti, snake and rudra bead jewelry, the prostrate figure supported on a platform held aloft by four-armed emanations of Krishna, Brahma, Indra and Shiva, all kneeling either side of a multi-coloured shri yantra, set in a simple flower-filled landscape with snow capped mountains and a deep blue sky.
28 1/3 by 24 1/3 in. (72 by 62 cm.)
circa 18th Century
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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 66, no. 20.

Catalogue Note

Compare the wide-eyed and otherworldly expressions and the flaming halo design with a Mahabhairava mural in the Hanumandhoka, dated circa 1775; see Pal, 1978, pl. 126.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York