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Krishna, Balarama, and the Cowherders: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Date:
1800–1825
Culture:
India (Orissa)
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
9 5/8 x 15 1/4 in. (24.4 x 38.7 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kahn Gift Fund, 1974
Accession Number:
1974.147
Not on view
Krishna and Balarama, at the lower right, join the other gopas (cowherders) in the fields of Vrindavan.
[ Doris Wiener Gallery , New York, by 1974; sold to MMA]
New York. Queens Museum of Art. "Cows," July 20, 1976–September 26, 1976.

East Hampton. Guild Hall. "Gods of India," December 1, 1979–February 26, 1980.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrations of the Bhagavata Purana," 1996.

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