Illustration from a Nayika series; opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 19th century
Lot 102
Illustration from a Nayika series: Abhisarika Nayika Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 19th century
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Illustration from a Nayika series: Abhisarika Nayika
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, 19th century
In the dark of night under black clouds and lightening the nayika hurries to her tryst, her distracted state allows her to walk past snakes and drop her precious jewelry.
image: 7 x 3 ¼ in. (18 x 3.5 cm), folio: 11 ¼ x 8 ½ in. (28.5 x 21.5 cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Texas
    Purchased at Butterfields , 1998
    Collection of Charles Ramus
    On loan to the Denver Art Museum
    Collection of the late P.Chater Manuk of Bankipore, Patna
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