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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 231

    A Scene from the Mahabharata: The Delivery of the Bhagavad Gita

    INDIA, KISHANGARH, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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    A Scene from the Mahabharata: The Delivery of the Bhagavad Gita
    India, Kishangarh, early 19th century
    Krishna as Arjun's charioteer delivering the Bhagavad Gita, Arjun's hands folded in prayer to receive his wisdom, the four hourses elegantlhy caprisoned, set against the hills, the multitudes of the army repeated in the background

    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    4¼ x 6¾ in. (10.8 x 17.2 cm.)


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    For a related painting see Davidson, Art of the Indian Subcontinent, 1968.