• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    A folio from the Bhagavata Purana: The Wedding of Krishna and Rukmini

    INDIA, BIKANER, CIRCA 1710

    Price Realised  

    A folio from the Bhagavata Purana: The Wedding of Krishna and Rukmini
    India, Bikaner, circa 1710
    The royal couple seated beneath the mandap in front of the holy fire with attendants on both sides, all on a marble veranda with musicians and multiple conveyances in the courtyard in front, the gate to the palace in the foreground and a garden beyond a pink wall in the background
    Opaque pigments, gold and silver on wasli
    12 x 14¾ in. (30.4 x 37.3 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York, 1976


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Charles W. Banta