1197
1197

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. CLAUS VIRCH

TWO DOUBLE-SIDED PALM LEAF FOLIOS FROM A RAMAYANA SERIES EASTERN INDIA, ORISSA, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 500 USD
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1197

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DR. CLAUS VIRCH

TWO DOUBLE-SIDED PALM LEAF FOLIOS FROM A RAMAYANA SERIES EASTERN INDIA, ORISSA, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
1,0001,500
LOT SOLD. 500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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TWO DOUBLE-SIDED PALM LEAF FOLIOS FROM A RAMAYANA SERIES EASTERN INDIA, ORISSA, LATE 18TH / EARLY 19TH CENTURY
the palm leaf pages with illustrations from the Ramayana, with the hero Rama astride his horse holding a bow and arrow, Hanuman the monkey-god in the bough of the tree, with richly ornamented female and attendant figures
1  3/4  by 16  3/4  in., 4.5 by 27.3 cm
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Provenance

Alice Heeramaneck, 1973.

Catalogue Note

The monkey king, Hanuman and the court of Ravanna with episodes from the Ramayana.

Refer to Czuma, Indian Art from the George P. Bickford Collection, Cleveland, 1975, cat. 132. Poster "Realms of Heroism" Brooklyn NY, 1994, cat 252, p. 302; O.P. Sharma, Indian Miniature Painting, Brussels, 1974 P. 35, and pl. 98; Sotheby's New York, March 26, 1998, Lot 18.

For the earliest dated Orissa palm leaf manuscript ca. 1690 see Stuart Cary Welch, India, New York 1985, pp. 62-63 and J.P. Losty, The Art of the Book, p.137, no. 114.

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