Krishna and his family admire a solar eclipse, perhaps a page from the “Kangra/Modi” Bhagavata Purana

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Maker(s)
Artist: First generation after Nainsukh (Guler, India, active ca. 1710 - 1778)
Historical period(s)
1775-1780
School
Kangra school
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 15.7 × 23.8 cm (6 3/16 × 9 3/8 in)
Geography
India, Himachal Pradesh state, Kangra
Credit Line
Purchase from the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim Collection — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection
Accession Number
F2017.13.5
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Bhagavata Purana, eclipse, India, Krishna, landscape, Ralph and Catherine Benkaim collection
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Catherine Glynn Benkaim
Abdur Rahman Chughtai 1897 - 1975
Arif Rahman Chughtai

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum

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