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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 283

    Durga slaying the Buffalo Demon

    INDIA, RAJASTHAN, EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Durga slaying the Buffalo Demon
    India, Rajasthan, early 19th century
    The goddess depicted as a statue in a temple, standing in an arched niche at the top of steps, a gold umbrella overhead and flanked by pillars on both sides, surrounded by red and blue borders
    Opaque pigments and gold on wasli
    13 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (33.3 x 25.7 cm.)


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    This image is likely of the goddess Yasoreshwari, worshipped in the Amber Royal Temple

    Exhibited

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