• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 273

    AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RASIKAPRIYA (LOVERS' BREVIARY) SERIES

    PROBABLY BIKANER, INDIA, DATED 1645

    Price Realised  

    AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A RASIKAPRIYA (LOVERS' BREVIARY) SERIES
    PROBABLY BIKANER, INDIA, DATED 1645
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, a woman sits kneeling against a baulster cushion in a pavilion holding a flower in her right hand, before her stand Krishna and a young woman in orange skirt, in the background further figures and deities, with 5ll. of black text on red ground above, laid down between white and gold rules on red margins, some scuffing, mounted
    Miniature 7¾ x 5 1/8in. (19.5 x 12.7cm.)


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