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Cosmic Purusha
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
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45
Cosmic Purusha
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 33,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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Cosmic Purusha
Distemper on cloth
Nepal
The yogin dressed in a rainbow patterned dhoti with lotus roundels depicting the chakra points of the Kundalini, standing on a lotus in a landscape with the guardians of the directions below, siddhas and adepts at either side, white and golden Vasudhara in the sky above.
52 by 34 3/4 in. (132 by 88.5 cm.)

19th/20th Century


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Literature

Hugo E. Kreijger, Kathmandu Valley Painting, The Jucker Collection, Boston, 1999, p. 100, no. 37.

Catalogue Note

For a full discussion of a very similar painting in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; see Huntington and Bangdel, 2003, p, 232, no. 63; and for another similar painting in the Ford Collection; see Lauf, 1976, pp.164-5, pl. 60.

The Jucker Collection of Himalayan Paintings

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New York