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Title

Gopis approach Krishna

late 17th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Other Titles

Illustration to the Bhagavata Purana

Gopis apporach Krishna and Balarama with offerings


Place where the work was made

India


Cultural origin

Malwa


Date

late 17th century


Materials used

opaque watercolour on paper


Dimensions

18.5 x 34.0 cm


Credit

Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program


Location

Not on display


Accession number

29.2010



Place

Where the work was made
India

Provenance


Maggs Bros. Ltd., 1978-28 Feb 1979, London/England, Oriental miniatures & illuminations, lot no. 31.

Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins, 28 Feb 1979-2010, Toronto/Ontario/Canada, moved to France early 1990s, moved to Australia late 1990s. Gift to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Feb 2010.


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Maggs Bros. Ltd., Oriental miniatures & illuminations, London, Sep 1978, 7(illus.). lot no. 31