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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 205

    Two drawings from the Bhagavata Purana

    INDIA, KANGRA OR GULER, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two drawings from the Bhagavata Purana
    India, Kangra or Guler, circa 1770
    The first with a prince depicted twice, once receiving wisdom from a king seated on a veranda in a forest, and again as a study of a figure seated in meditation; the other with a warrior prince slaying a cheetah attacking livestock in a barn; both with an inscription in top margin
    Ink and brush on paper
    7 7/8 x 11 7/8 in. (20 x 29.8 cm.) each (2)


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    Provenance

    Doris Wiener, 1970s


    Literature

    V.C. Ohri, "Kangra Painting and Manaku of Guler," Marg December 2005, pp. 53-65.