Eight noblemen receiving instruction from a Vallabhacharya
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Nathdwara, 19th century
Each nobleman wears a yellow shawl and dhoti and large strands of pearl and emerald necklaces, seated cross legged with their right hands with the rosary bags (gaumukhis), the guru in a transparent dhoti and shawl teaching from a manuscript page. Red border with inscription at the top.
11 x 7 ¾ in. (28 x 20 cm)
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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