Brahma mounted on the goose Hamsa Bilaspur, circa 1700-20

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Lot 131
Brahma mounted on the goose Hamsa
Bilaspur, circa 1700-20

£ 8,000 - 12,000
US$ 10,000 - 16,000
Brahma mounted on the goose Hamsa
Bilaspur, circa 1700-20
gouache and gold on paper, black margin rules, orange border
213 x 155 mm.

Footnotes

  • This painting is from a dispersed series produced at Bilaspur in the early 18th Century. The majority are illustrations of Hindu deities, including the Desavatara (the Ten Incarnations of Vishnu). Other examples from the series have been sold at Sotheby's New York, 22nd March 2007, lots 154-155; Sotheby's, 24th May 2007, lots 2-5, and 16th June 2009, lot 24; and at Christie's, 12th June 2018, lot 138; 10th June 2013, lots 2-4; 12th June 2014, lot 142. See also Francesca Galloway, Treasures from India, London 2006, pp. 130-131, no. 49.
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