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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


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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


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



Place

Where the work was made
India

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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.


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