Bakasura, the Crane Demon, Arrives in Brindavan: Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)
India (Madhya Pradesh, Malwa)
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
7 5/8 x 14 in. (19.4 x 35.6 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Uzi Zucker, 1978
Not on view
The gopas (cowherds) of Brindavan, peacefully herding their cows by a pond, are suddenly disrupted by Bakasura, one of the demons sent by Kamsa to kill Krishna.