Exhibitions/ Art Object

Episodes from Krishna's Life: Folio from a Bhagavata Purana (Ancient Stories of Lord Vishnu)

ca. 1700
India (Madhya Pradesh, Malwa)
Ink and opaque watercolor on paper
7 1/4 x 13 7/8 in. (18.4 x 35.2 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiener, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
The top register shows Krishna and Balarama on their way to combat evil; on the bottom, the brothers kill two of Kamsa's demonic soldiers.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Wiener , New York (by 1975; given to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Illustrations of the Bhagavata Purana," 1996.

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