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Gajalakshmi
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 408,000 USD
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27
Gajalakshmi
distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 408,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Gajalakshmi
distemper on cloth
Nepal

The four-armed goddess seated on a large white lotus bloom emerging from a red mountain range, with four caparisoned elephants bearing amrita vases in their outstretched trunks, their white bodies contrasting with yellow and deep blue rolling mountain landscape, with garland bearing cloud-borne vidyadhara above, and with princely pairs embracing below, each couple representing auspicious symbols and crowned with their emblems the conch shell and the white lotus.


34 1/4 by 32 1/4 in. (87 by 82 cm.)

19th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 84, no. 29.

Catalogue Note

Compare the faces of the deities and lotus petal design with a Lakshacaitya paubha dated 1809, now in The Avery Brundage Collection; see Pal, 1978, pl. 129.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York