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

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Krishna: Mythology and Worship," February 9, 2004–May 9, 2004.

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