23 October 2007
THE AVATARS OF VISHNU
DATIA, CIRCA 1800
Ilustrations to a Ramayana series, gouache heightened with gold on paper, the painting with numerous scenes depicting the life of Krishna against variously coloured ground, with numerous inscriptions, gold borders with polychrome floral design and red outer margins, mounted, framed and glazed
Miniature 10¼ x 15¼in. (26.1 x 38.8cm.); folio 11¾ x 16¾in. (29.9 x 42.6cm.)
Anon sale (The property of a Gentleman) in these Rooms, 5 May 1977, lot 158.
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