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    Sale 5334

    Islamic Works of Art & Textiles

    6 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 11

    A SKETCH OF KRISHNA BEING HANDED A GARLAND OF WHITE FLOWERS, RAJASTHAN, POSSIBLY KISHANGARH, CIRCA 1780-90

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    A SKETCH OF KRISHNA BEING HANDED A GARLAND OF WHITE FLOWERS, RAJASTHAN, POSSIBLY KISHANGARH, CIRCA 1780-90
    Ink and gouache on paper, a dark blue-skinned Krishna shown on horseback, an attendant offering a jewelled vessel in front and to his side another fanning him, from the upper level of a pavilion he is sprinkled with flowers, behind dark clouds - 8 1/2 x 7 3/4in (21.5 x 19.6cm)


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