16 April 2010,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 750
Estimate GBP 700 - GBP 1,000
ANGELS VISITING AN AESETIC, PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, CIRCA 1790
Gouache on paper heightened with gilt, depicting three angels approaching bearing fruits, two in the sky looking on, in an outdoor setting, glazed and framed - 7 1/2 x 4 1/2in (19 x 11.5cm); and Krishna embracing Radha with a female servant to their right near an outdoor pavilion, glazed and framed - 7 x 5 1/4in (17.9 x 13.3cm) (2)
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