KRISHNA AND RADHA WITH THE GOPIS
Jaipur School, Rajasthan, North-Western India, circa 1880 - 1920
Opaque pigments heightened with gold on paper, the large vertical composition depicting one of the most beloved couples in Indian culture, Krishna and Radha, depicted together with a halo and standing on lotus pedestals surrounded by the gopis (cowherd girls) of Krishna's village in Govardhan, in the foreground a lotus pond, the scene set within black and white rules, and concentric yellow, cobalt blue and purple borders, the recto backed with an upside-down railway passenger ledger dated 1881, featuring an old inventory sticker of S. J. Tellery & Co. Dealers in Indian Curious, Delhi, no. 45, 49cm x 40cm.
49cm x 40cm
Sold for £325
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