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Portrait of Krishna and Radha

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Portrait of Krishna and Radha, India, 19th/20th century, watercolor and gold on paper, depicting Krishna wearing an ornate crown and jewelry, holding a flute, with his arm around Radha, who is holding the edge of her veil with one hand, the lovers inside an oval with a painted lappet border, framed and glazed, sight size 12 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400

Not examined out of frame, paint loss concentrated at edges and few small areas at center, creases, yellows with pigment loss.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

India, Hindu eschatology, Hinduism, Krishna, Radha, Vaishnavism, Watercolor painting

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