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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES
THE COLLECTION OF DOROTHY AND RICHARD SHERWOOD
AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES

INDIA, MALWA, CIRCA 1720

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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES
INDIA, MALWA, CIRCA 1720
Image 7 ¼ x 13 ¾ in. (18.3 x 35 cm.)

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The present folio is from the Bhagavata Purana which chronicles the ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, each of whom must save the world from danger, destroy the wicked and protect the virtuous. This painting depicts Krishna, about whom many popular stories emerge from this important epic.

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