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Title

The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes (Cira Harana lila) from a dispersed manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana

circa 1650

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • Details

    Other Titles
    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
    India
    Cultural origin
    Marwar(?)
    Date
    circa 1650
    Media categories
    Miniature , Painting , Watercolour
    Materials used
    opaque watercolour on paper
    Dimensions
    30.3 x 21.0 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
    31.2010
    Copyright

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    India

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    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.