31st Oct, 2023 14:00

Islamic & Indian Art

 
  Lot 126
 

KRISHNA SHELTERING HIS BELOVED RADHA FROM A STORM APPROACHING
Kangra, Pahari Hills, Northern India, second half 19th century

KRISHNA SHELTERING HIS BELOVED RADHA FROM A STORM APPROACHING
Kangra, Pahari Hills, Northern India, second half 19th century

Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the vertical-format composition depicting the yellow-clad blue-skinned Hindu god Krishna lifting his shawl to cover his beloved Radha from the rain brought along by a storm approaching on the upper right corner, the couple seeking shelter in the thick vegetation on the left-hand side, the profile of a palatial setting appearing in the distance on the right, set within concentric Kangra-style decorative borders with two-tone floral sprays on black ground and bright red ground, mounted, glazed and framed, the folio 22.3cm x 15cm, 35.8cm x 27.5cm including the frame.

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