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Krishna

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Malwa (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.63-1957

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, illustration to the Bhagavata Purana (10th book), an incident before the killing of the tyrant Kamsa, Krishna receiving the submission of Indra, in the presence of rishis and Indra's white cow and elephant.

Place of Origin

Malwa (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 206 mm, Width: 372 mm, Height: 167 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 352 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Bhagavata Purana, Krishna receiving submission of Indra, opaque watercolour on paper, Malwa, ca. 1730

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Elephant; Deities; Cow

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Hinduism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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