9 October 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 875
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A KISHANGAR STYLE TEXTILE PAINTING OF KRISHNA AND CONSORTS BOATING, LATE 19TH CENTURY/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Gouache on canvas, depicting a forest scene with boat to left on a pond, Krishna seated inside with two courtesans, another pushing the boat off, two others seated looking on - approx 43 x 68in (109.3 x 170cm)
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