An illustration from a Mahabharata series, depicting a battle scene in which Karna, one of the Pandahava brothers, clashes with Pradyumna, son of Krishna and Rukmini Kangra, circa 1820

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Lot 132*
An illustration from a Mahabharata series, depicting a battle scene in which Karna, one of the Pandahava brothers, clashes with Pradyumna, son of Krishna and Rukmini
Kangra, circa 1820

Sold for £ 10,000 (US$ 12,593) inc. premium
An illustration from a Mahabharata series, depicting a battle scene in which Karna, one of the Pandahava brothers, clashes with Pradyumna, son of Krishna and Rukmini
Kangra, circa 1820
gouache and gold on paper, red border, numbered 93 verso
326 x 445 mm.

Footnotes

  • For a very similar composition, see Sotheby's New York, Indian and Southeast Asian Art, 26th March 2003, lot 129; and Bonhams, New York, Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Art, 19th March 2012, lot 1190 (in which the end of the engagement, the slaughter of Karna and his horses, is also depicted in the scene).
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