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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 317

    A Kalighat painting of Kartikeya

    INDIA, KOLKATA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A Kalighat painting of Kartikeya
    India, Kolkata, late 19th century
    The son of Parvati shown seated on a peacock
    Opaque and transparent pigments, and silver, on paper
    17¼ x 10¾ in. (44 x 27.3 cm.)


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    For nearly identical kalighat, in which Kartikeya wears a mix of Indian and Western dress, see J. Jain, Kalighat Painting: Images from a Changing World, 1999, p. 26, fig. 9.