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Miniature Painting of a Mythological Scene

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
7
Sold for:
$461$375

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

Description:

Miniature Painting of a Mythological Scene, India, Rajasthan School, 19th century, depicting an infant Krishna killing a demon, possibly Purana, while a group of ladies look on, and a sacred cow licks her calf in the background, with a reserve of Sanskrit calligraphy at the top of the painting, 11 x 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

reverse of painting attached to mat at top, crease down center, creasing and losses to paint/paper at edges, pen inscriptions on reverse.


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Keywords

India, Hindu eschatology, Hindu gods, Hindu texts, Hinduism, Krishna, Puranas, Vaishnavism

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