13 April 2010,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
A SCENE FROM THE MARKANDEYA PURANA
GULER, CIRCA 1790
Gouache heightened with gold on paper, Durga sitting on a lion and wielding various weapons attacks a red demon who stands before her, his hands raised in alarm, a green landscape stretches out behind them, angels and horse-headed figures look on from behind clouds, with buff paper border, some fading and scuffing
Miniature 6 5/8 x 10 1/8in. (16.9 x 26cm.)
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