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Brahma mounted on his mount, the goose Hamsa, India, Pahari, Bilaspur, circa 1700-20
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT
106
Brahma mounted on his mount, the goose Hamsa, India, Pahari, Bilaspur, circa 1700-20
Estimate
10,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

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Brahma mounted on his mount, the goose Hamsa, India, Pahari, Bilaspur, circa 1700-20
gouache with gold on paper, verso with stamp of the Mandi Royal Collection
painting: 18.7 by 12cm.
leaf: 21.5 by 15.5cm.
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Catalogue Note

This painting is from a dispersed series produced at Bilaspur in the early eighteenth century. The majority are illustrations of Hindu deities, including the Desavatara (the Ten Incarnations of Vishnu). Other examples from the series have been sold at Sotheby’s New York, 22 March 2007, lot 154-155, in these rooms 24 May 2007, lots 2-5, and 16 June 2009, lot 24, and at Christie’s, 12 June 2018, lot 138, 10 June 2013, lots 2-4, 12 June 2014, lot 142.See also Francesca Galloway, Treasures from India, London, 2006, no.49, pp.130-1.

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