Lot 211: KRISHNA AND HIS GOPIS
November 19, 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Miniature painting with colors and gold on paper. Northern India, Kashmir, 19th cent.
Small, central, circularly bordered god Krishna playing the flute and his lover Radha. Around this focus are several depictions of blue, golden crowned Krishnas, respectively between the shepherd girls, who are holding hand and performing a circle dance. Border with floral tendrils and blossoms, on the leaf´s right side is a big tree-shaped composition with blossoms and lots of gold, four smaller leaf-shaped elements, as well as several birds.
LEAF SIZE 14,2 x 18,7 CM
From a German collection