A GROUP OF FOUR INDIAN PAINTINGS OF VAISHNAVA CONTENT
Bundi and Jaipur, Rajasthan, North-Western India, 19th and 20th century
Opaque pigments on paper, comprising two vertical compositions with Krishna as the main subject, in one painting the Hindu God spying on Radha and the gopis bathing in a pond, the recto with a black ink Devanagari inscription referring to the scene and an unrelated old English letter written in sepia ink, in the second Radha and Krishna sitting together inside a palatial pavilion, the surrounding jungle coming alive with birds, peacocks, elephants and a tiger, the largest 32cm x 23.3cm; also comprising a horizontal composition with infant Krishna sharing ghee with all the chilidren in the village under the watchful gaze of his foster mother Yashoda, 25.7cm x 30cm; and a vertical composition depicting the Trimurti, the triple deity of supreme divinity in Hinduism, Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma united in single form, 28.7cm x 23.5cm.
28.7cm x 23.5cm
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