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Bakasura, the Crane Demon, Arrives in Brindavan: 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 5/8 x 14 in. (19.4 x 35.6 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Uzi Zucker, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.542.1
  • Description

    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.

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