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The Brahmin Delivers Rukmini's Letter to Krishna: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Date:
ca. 1610
Culture:
India (Rajasthan, Bikaner)
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
6 3/4 x 9 7/8 in. (17.1 x 25.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Findlay, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.441
Not on view
Krishna, seated on a throne, holds a letter from his future wife, Rukmini, delivered by the Brahmin standing before him (Bhagavata Purana 10.52.37-.43).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrations of the Bhagavata Purana," 1996.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrated Manuscripts in India: Late 13th–early 17th Century," 2004.

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