• Art of the Islamic and Indian  auction at Christies

    Sale 7751

    Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds

    6 October 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 281

    KRISHNA BEFORE A STREAM

    KANGRA, MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    KRISHNA BEFORE A STREAM
    KANGRA, MID 19TH CENTURY
    Gouache heightened with gold on paper, Krishna and three women wearing brightly coloured robes stand in front of a lake filled with mythical sea-creatures, beyond them a hilly landscape with numerous buildings, the miniature of ovoid format and with cream spandrels with polychrome floral decoration, black and gold border and pink margins, with protective fly-leaf
    Miniature 8 1/8 x 5 5/8in. (20.6 x 14.4cm.)


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