Exhibitions/ Art Object

Encounters in Mathura: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

Date:
ca. 1700
Culture:
India (Madhya Pradesh, Malwa)
Medium:
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
7 9/16 x 14 3/16 in. (19.2 x 36 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel J. Slott, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.533
Not on view
In this triple-register scene, the nobility of Mathura watch as Krishna and Balarama participate in the bow sacrifice and other heroic deeds (Bhagavata Purana 10.42.15-.22).
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