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    Sale 2112

    The Scholar's Vision: The Pal Family Collection

    20 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 204

    Two illustrations from the Bhagavata Purana

    INDIA, KANGRA OR GULER, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Two illustrations from the Bhagavata Purana
    India, Kangra or Guler, circa 1770
    The first with two groups of kings seated on the floor and facing each other, weapons at rest in fron tof them; the second with a lady seated with a prince at left, a group of four wisemen seated under a tent at right with two princes seated outside the tent looking on; both with inscriptions in top margin
    Ink and brush on paper
    8 x 12¼ in. (20.3 x 30.8 cm.) (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.