Lot 27 (Islamic & Indian Art, 22nd April 2020)
THE HINDU GOD VISHNU ON HIS VAHANA GARUDA
PROPERTY OF THE LATE BRUNO CARUSO (1927 - 2018) COLLECTION
Pahari Hills, Northern India, late 18th - early 19th century
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the vertical composition depicting the four-armed Hindu God Vishnu on his vahana (vehicle) the bird Garuda, the God equipped with all his traditional attributes such as the chakra (wheel), the conch shell and a gem-studded golden club, a cloudy sky at the top of the composition, the scene set within black and white rules and ochre yellow and red borders, 23cm x 19cm.
Sold for £4,000