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    Sale 12471

    Arts of India

    26 May 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 68

    RAMA AND SITA IN THEIR FOREST ABODE

    PROBABLY GULER, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1800

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    RAMA AND SITA IN THEIR FOREST ABODE
    PROBABLY GULER, NORTH INDIA, CIRCA 1800
    Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, seated on a mat, gazing at each other, Rama holding his bow, other arms laid in front of him, Lakshman wearing a leopard skin over his back, seated by a fire, ascetics by a river in the background, a blossoming tree above against a red sky background, with black borders,
    9 x 6¾in. (22.7 x 17.3cm.)


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    Provenance

    The Theodore Allen Heinrich Collection (1910-1981), Toronto, Canada