An illustration from a ragamala series: Kamod ragini Jaipur, circa 1750

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Lot 93*
An illustration from a ragamala series: Kamod ragini
Jaipur, circa 1750

£ 2,000 - 3,000
US$ 2,600 - 3,900
An illustration from a ragamala series: Kamod ragini
Jaipur, circa 1750
gouache and gold on paper
281 x 200 mm.

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Claude Boisgirard, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 20 March 1996.
    Private German Collection.

    Published
    Ludwig Habighorst, Blumen – Bäume – Göttergärten, Koblenz 2011, p. 127, fig. 97.

    Exhibited
    Blumen – Bäume – Göttergärten, Völkerkunde-Museum, Hamburg, 17 March-27 October 2013.

    Adorned with the lotus petals from the river, the lingam radiates before the maiden and her attendants. In contrast to the scene's formality and architectural precision, a monkey leaps between trees below a dynamic stormy sky. Three pages from this ragamala series are in the San Diego Museum of Art (1990.8.851, 1990.8.855 & 1990.8.856). Another page is in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (M.71.1.42).
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An illustration from a ragamala series: Kamod ragini Jaipur, circa 1750
An illustration from a ragamala series: Kamod ragini Jaipur, circa 1750
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