03-22-2019 03-22-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3212B Boston
March 22, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Painting of a Scene from a Gita Govinda

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 3212B Location: Boston Date / Time: March 22, 2019 10:00AM


Painting of a Scene from a Gita Govinda, India, Rajasthan, Mewar, late 18th century, ink, opaque color, and gold on wasli, depicting Krishna and Radha seated in separate bowers communicating via a messenger, with groups of noblemen conversing to the left, within painted red and yellow borders, the top inscribed, framed and glazed, sight size 9 1/2 x 16 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purchased in the U.S. in 1972 and descended in the Steig family.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Not examined out of frame, few areas of gilt loss, minor paint loss.

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India, United States, Deities, Gita Govinda, Govinda, Jayadeva, Krishna, Mewar, Radha, Vaishnavism, Wasli