The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes (Cira Harana lila) from a dispersed manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana
Cira Harana lila from a dispersed manuscirpt of the Bhagavata Purana
The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes
Illustration from the Bhagavata Purana (Krishna fluting; gopis bathing)
Place where the work was made
opaque watercolour on paper
30.3 x 21.0 cm
Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Conversations through the Asian collections, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 Oct 2014–13 Mar 2016
Christie's London, 24 Apr 1980, London/England, Important Islamic and Indian manuscripts and miniatures, lot no.169.
Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins, 24 Apr 1980-Feb 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
Christie's London: Important Islamic and Indian manuscripts and miniatures, London, 24 Apr 1980, 81. lot no. 169