• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 195

    A painting of Devi Astride her Tiger

    INDIA, GULER, CIRCA 1870

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A painting of Devi Astride her Tiger
    India, Guler, circa 1870
    The goddess seated on her tiger with her eight arms holding various attributes radiating about her, Shiva in the lead holding a red flag, both on a green landscape against mountains, surrounded by a red border
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    6 3/8 x 11 in. (16.1 x 27.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener Gallery, New York
    Collection of Melissa W. Banta


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Charles W. Banta


    Exhibited

    Indian Miniature Painting, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, New York, 16 March - 5 June 2004