• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7843

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    13 April 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 292

    A SCENE FROM THE MARKANDEYA PURANA

    GULER, CIRCA 1790

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    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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