Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Lot 96
Illustration to a Barahmasa series: month of Kartik Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mandi, circa 1820
Sold for US$ 5,000 inc. premium
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Lot Details
Illustration to a Barahmasa series: month of Kartik
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Mandi, circa 1820
the couple standing on a terrace, with the nayika gesticulating and the nayaka with his arm across his chest in a defensive manner, the background with figures lighting lamps below a night sky and a couple seated in a chamber gambling celebrating the Diwali festival.
image: 7 ¾ x 5 ¼ in. (19.4 x 13.3 cm), folio: 8 ½ x 6 in. (21.5 x 15.3 cm)

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  • Provenance:
    Private Collection, Texas
    Christie's, South Kensington, October 18, 2001, lot 416
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