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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 382

    Maha Kalee

    B.D. GRANT, KOLKATA, 1852

    Price Realised  

    Maha Kalee
    B.D. Grant, Kolkata, 1852
    Depicting a man kneeling and praying before a statue of a goddess, with inscription below: "The celebrated shrine of Kalee Gha[?]t - near Calcutta; Drawn in the temple by B.D. Grant in 1852"
    Watercolor on paper
    12¼ x 8¼ in. (31 x 21 cm.)


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    Literature

    P. Pal, Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, 2005, p. 34, fig. 35


    Exhibited

    Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, Norton Simon Museum of Art, October 7, 2005 - March 27, 2006
    Durga: The Great Goddess Revealed, Honolulu Academy of Arts, 23 August, 2004 - 5 December, 2004