• Indian and Southeast Asian Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2195

    Indian and Southeast Asian Art

    16 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 856

    An Illustration from the Mahabharata: Krishna Offering Support to the Pandavas

    INDIA, KANGRA, CIRCA 1830-40

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    An Illustration from the Mahabharata: Krishna Offering Support to the Pandavas
    India, Kangra, circa 1830-40
    With Yudhistira shown three times, first seated on his throne in the palace complex at right, second at bottom center in council with his brothers, and third on top of the golden tower with hands folded in front of Krishna, all against a green landscape with his army on horseback on the horizon
    Opaque pigments with gold on wasli
    9¼ x 12½ in. (23.4 x 31.7 cm), in frame


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