The Gopis Search for Krishna from a Bhagavata Purana

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Historical period(s)
ca. 1780
Movement
Guler or Kangra Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 22.4 x 30.5 cm (8 13/16 x 12 in)
Geography
India, Punjab Hills
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1930.84
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Bhagavata Purana, Gopi, India
Provenance

To 1930
Ajit Ghose, Calcutta to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ajit Ghose, Calcutta in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Ajit Ghose

Published References
  • Sir William George Archer. Indian Miniatures. Great Masters of the Past Greenwich, CT. pl. 90.
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston. p. 56f.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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