Illustration to a ragamala series: Ramkali ragini, Opaque watercolor on paper, Bikaner, Circa 1800
Lot 113
Illustration to a Barahmasa series: Month of Pausa Opaque watercolor on paper, Bikaner, 19th century
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

Lot Details
Illustration to a Barahmasa series: Month of Pausa
Opaque watercolor on paper, Bikaner, 19th century
Wrapped in a heavy shawl over his thick jama, the male receives an offering from the pan box by his wife and an attendant offers a flask with oil, they standing on an open terrace with snow on the rounded hill behind and frozen fountain below.
image: 7 ¼ x 5 ¼ in. (18.4 x 13.3 cm), folio: 11 ¼ x 8 ½ in. (28.5 x 21.5 cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare with an closely related composition possibly by the same hand depicting the month of Jyestha sold at Christie's, April 19, 1979, lot 62.

    Provenance:
    Private Collection
    Acquired from Doris Weiner in the 1980s
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