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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 410

    Six illustrations to the Mahabharata

    NEPAL, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Six illustrations to the Mahabharata
    Nepal, 19th century
    Illustrating six episodes in the great Indian epic, including Arjuna provides water to the dying Bishma, Duel between Arjuna and Karna, Death of Ghatotkacha, Bhima splitting Jarasandha apart, Duel between Bhima and Dushasana after dishonoring Draupadi, and Battle scene with Bhima (at left)
    Opaque pigments and gold on paper
    11¼ x 14 in. (28.6 x 35.6 cm.) each (6)


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