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    Sale 1974

    Indian & Southeast Asian Art

    21 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 726

    Hanuman Illustrating his Devotion to Ram and Sita

    INDIA, KOLKATA, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Hanuman Illustrating his Devotion to Ram and Sita
    India, Kolkata, 19th century
    Bearing an inscription, "Hanooman showing his devotedness to Rama & Sita, that they are always in his heart"
    Opaque and transparent pigments, and silver, on paper.
    16¾ x 10¾ in. (42.5 x 27.3 cm.)


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    Compare with a similar example in J. Jain, Kalighat Painting: Images from a Changing World, 1999, p. 86, fig. 85