AN ILLUSTRATION TO A BHAGAVATA PURANA SERIES: KRISHNA IN CONVERSATION WITH A SAKHI
Malwa style, possibly Bundi, Rajasthan, North-Western India, 19th century
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the horizontal composition depicting Krishna seated cross-legged outside a palatial pavillion in conversation with a lady, possibly a sakhi (confidante), the style of the architecture and the orientation of the composition arranged in typical 17th-century Malwa style, set within black and white rules, and bright red borders, backed on wasli paper with black ink annotations, 17cm x 25.5cm.
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