Rajasthan 18th century
Lot 253
An illustration to the Bhagavata Purana: Yasoda and Rohini nursing and playing with the babies Krishna and Balarama in a palace pavilion, Krishna and Balarama at a later age tending to a herd of calves Mewar, circa 1730
Sold for £1,687 (US$ 2,885) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An illustration to the Bhagavata Purana: Yasoda and Rohini nursing and playing with the babies Krishna and Balarama in a palace pavilion, Krishna and Balarama at a later age tending to a herd of calves
Mewar, circa 1730
gouache and gold on paper, red border with nagari text at top, identifying inscriptions in nagari script within main image, framed
278 x 348 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Collection of the late Linda York Leach (1942-2006).

Saleroom notices

  • Additional note on provenance: the painting appeared in Maggs Bros., Oriental Miniatures & Illumination, Bulletin no. 27, June 1977, no. 30.
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