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    Sale 7571

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    8 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 288

    AN ILLUSTRATION TO THE SAT SAI OF BIHARI

    GARHWAL, CIRCA 1810

    Price Realised  

    AN ILLUSTRATION TO THE SAT SAI OF BIHARI
    GARHWAL, CIRCA 1810
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a shy Radha bathes on a terrace attended by female attendants offering her towels and scented oils and looked upon by Krishna, mounted, glazed and framed
    7¼ x 4 7/8in. (18.1 x 12.5cm.)


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    For a miniature extremely similar in subject and style see Ivan Stchoukine, La Peinture Indienne a l'Epoque des Grand Moghols, Paris, 1929, pl. C.

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    Provenance

    Anon Sale, Sotheby's London, 11 April 1988, lot 66 to present owner