Illustration to a ragamala series: Kedar ragini, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Golconda, Deccan, Circa 1790
Lot 76
Illustration to a ragamala series: Kedar ragini Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Hyderabad, Circa 1760
Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium
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Illustration to a ragamala series: Kedar ragini
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Hyderabad, Circa 1760
An ascetic seated on a rocky platform attendant by a two young disciples under a stylized tree are approached and venerated by three maidens and an infant.
image: 8 ½ x 5 ¾ in. (22 x 12.5 cm), folio: 11 ¼ x 8 ¼ in. (28.6 x 21 cm)

Footnotes

  • Compare with an earlier version of the same subject from Hyderabad sold by Sotheby's, New York, June 15, 1979, lot 33. Also compare with another a set with similar treatment of the gilt floral borders in Catherine Glynn, et al., Ragamala: Paintings from India from the Claudio Moscatelli Collection, London, 2011, nos. 17-21.

    Provenance:
    Private Collection
    Acquired from Doris Weiner in 1980s
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