Illustration to the Ramayana, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Udaipur, circa 1710
Lot 1206
Illustration to the Ramayana, Ramayana: Rama, Lashman and Sita set off for Chitrakoot Mountain Udaipur, circa 1700-10
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Illustration to the Ramayana, Ramayana: Rama, Lashman and Sita set off for Chitrakoot Mountain
Udaipur, circa 1700-10
Numbered '95' from Book III of the Tulsi Ramayan
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; the three figures approach the dense forest of Chitrakoot Mountain where they plan to spend their year in exile.
Page: 10 1⁄2 x 16 1⁄2 in. (26.6 x 41.9 cm)

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  • Sage Bharadwaj suggested Rama and his companions to walk through the dense forest of Chitrakoot Mountain to reach the pilgrim center, Pragya. When they met Sage Bharadwaj in the middle of the forest, they were happy when he gave them this advice.

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