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DOUBLE-SIDED PAGE FROM A BHAGWAT PURANA


The Bhagwat Purana is an exhaustive text that includes many narratives on Hinduism, and focusses on devotion to Lord Vishnu and his incarnations, especially Krishna. This horizontal page depicts various scenes from the life of Krishna. Painted in frames, they read like a pictorial account of his numerous exploits.







  Lot 9 of 70  

WINTER LIVE AUCTION: INDIAN ART
15 DECEMBER 2021

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Winning Bid
Rs 5,04,000
$6,765

(Inclusive of Buyer's Premium)


DETAILS

Double-sided page from a Bhagwat Purana
Deccan School, Hyderabad
Late 18th and early 19th century
Natural colours and pigments heightened with gold on paper
10.5 x 7.25 in (26.7 x 18.5 cm)

NON-EXPORTABLE REGISTERED ANTIQUITY

This is a double-sided work

PROVENANCE
Formerly in the Collection of Khan Bahadur Qazi Farzand Ahmed of Gaya
Thence by descent to his great grandson Qazi Sultan Ahmed

Category: Antiquty


 









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