Illustration to the Mahabharata; opaque watercolor and gold on paper; Garhwal date 1863
Lot 1191¤
Illustration to a Krishna Rukmini series: Krishna and Shiva meet Garhwal, circa 1840
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Illustration to a Krishna Rukmini series: Krishna and Shiva meet
Garhwal, circa 1840
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; Krishna drawn in chariot with attendants and soldiers meeting Siva approaching on Nandi. The foreground is littered with slain combatants.
Image: 8 7/8 x 12 1/4 in. (22.6 x 31.6 cm.): Folio: 12 x 15 1/2 in. (29.5 x 38.8 cm)

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  • Another page from this series is in the Berkely Art Museum, (1998.42.97), also see Christie's, New York, March 20, 2009, lot 1313.

    Provenance:
    Mandi Royal Collection
    Private German Collection, 1969
    Sotheby, Parke, Bernet, February 27, 1973, lot 64.
    Private Connecticut Collection
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