Arts of the Islamic World and India

Arts of the Islamic World and India

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 173. An illustration from the Bala Kanda (Book of Childhood) of the Ramayana: Rama and Lakshmana with the sage Vishwamitra, India, Kangra, circa 1830-40.

PROPERTY FROM A PRESTIGIOUS PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION

An illustration from the Bala Kanda (Book of Childhood) of the Ramayana: Rama and Lakshmana with the sage Vishwamitra, India, Kangra, circa 1830-40

Auction Closed

April 24, 03:45 PM GMT

Estimate

7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

gouache heightened with gold on paper, with minute identification inscriptions in white and red devanagari script, narrow dark blue border, pink speckled margins, the reverse inscribed and numbered in black devanagari script 'bala 66(?)'

painting: 23.5 by 34.4cm.

leaf: 27.2 by 38cm.

Spink & Son, London, 1976

Spink & Son, Painting for the Royal Courts of India, exhibition catalogue, London, 7-23 April 1976, no.186, p.43