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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 711

    An Illustration from the Ramayana

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    An Illustration from the Ramayana
    India, Rajasthan, 18th century
    Two scenes from the epic depicted simultaneously, with Rama at lower left preparing to shoot Ravana down from the sky, and then the ten-headed demon shown fallen below, with the monkey army battling the demons in the golden palace at right
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    13¼ x 9¼ in. (33.6 x 24.6 cm.), framed


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