• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 188

    A folio from the Bhagavad Gita


    Price Realised  


    A folio from the Bhagavad Gita
    India, Mewar, mid-18th century
    Depicting the blue-skinned god twice as a boy, once seated in a pavilion at right, and the other receiving cream from his mother who churns butter at left, with a group of conversing women seated at lower left and a man playing finger cymbals at lower right, all in the courtyard of a marble palace with flowering trees in the background, an inscription in a yellow field at top and with red borders
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in. (36.4 x 25.7 cm.)

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