Event Date23 March 2022 | Live auction 20584

Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

New York
Indian, Himalayan and Southeast Asian Works of Art

Sale Overview

This season’s sale features works from across India, the Himalayas, and Southeast Asia, including a large and impressive selection of Indian court paintings. Highlights among the classical Indian paintings include a folio from the so-called ‘Bharany Ramayana’ by the first generation of artists after Nainsukh and Manaku, an eighteenth-century Mughal painting attributed to Mihr Chand, and an illustration from the unusual and bold ‘Impey’ Ramayana series from late eighteenth-century Murshidabad. The sale also highlights Indian sculpture, including an important dated buff sandstone figure of a seated Jina and a Chola-period South Indian bronze figure of dancing Krishna formerly in the collection of John D. Rockefeller III. A assortment of Tibetan paintings and important Himalayan bronzes will also be presented, led by a large and significant fifteenth-century gilt-bronze figure of Maitreya from Central Tibet.

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