Illustration to a Ramayana series: Rama, Sita and Laskhmana confer with priests Opaque watercolor on paper, Malwa, Circa 1680
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Illustration to a Ramayana series: Rama, Sita and Laskhmana confer with priests Opaque watercolor on paper, Malwa, Circa 1680
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Illustration to a Ramayana series: Rama, Sita and Laskhmana confer with priests
Opaque watercolor on paper, Malwa, Circa 1680
Rama and Sita are seated before a ritual fire and two Brahmin priests, Lakshamana and another brother hold a fly whisk and pay respects to the proceedings, set against a red panel next to an empty chamber with a river below and a row of flowers above.
image: 6 ½ x 10 ½ in. (16.5 x 26.7 cm), folio: 8 x 11 ¼ in. (20.3 x 28.6 cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare with another page from this manuscript in Joachim Bauzte, Lotosmond und Lowenritt, Stuttgart, 1991, no. 89.)

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