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Krishna and Balarama by a River: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Date:
1840
Culture:
India (Orissa)
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
9 3/8 x 12 5/8 in. (23.8 x 32.1 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of William H. Wolff, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.461
Not on view
Krishna and his brother, Balarama, arrive at the Yamuna River on their way from their home in the Braj countryside to the city of Mathura.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrations of the Bhagavata Purana," 1996.

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