• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2300

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    23 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    A painting of Lord Krishna observing bathing ladies

    INDIA, BUNDI STYLE, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A painting of Lord Krishna observing bathing ladies
    India, Bundi style, circa 1770
    The partially clad ladies dressing after a bath in a lotus-filled pond in the foreground, noticing Krishna on horseback studying them from beyond a hill, with lush trees and peacocks in the distance and the twilight sky above
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    10¾ x 7 5/8 in. (27.3 x 19.4 cm.), framed


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    The unusual composition of this classical subject matter bears strong resemblance to The Love Vision, sold previously at Christie's New York, 21 September 2007, lot 14.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Florida Collection