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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 323

    Bhairavi dancing on Shiva

    INDIA, KOLKATA, LATE 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Bhairavi dancing on Shiva
    India, Kolkata, late 19th century
    The wrathful goddess standing over her consort against a green background, her ten arms radiating about her and holding various implements, wearing a red sari with a garland of human skulls, her face backed by a flaming halo
    Opaque and transparent pigments on paper
    9 x 7 in. (22.8 x 17.8 cm.)


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    Exhibited

    Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, Norton Simon Museum of Art, 7 October, 2005 - 27 March, 2006