Episode from the Bhagavata Purana

Episode from the Bhagavata Purana
Episode from the Bhagavata Purana
Artist:
Date:
ca. 1540
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Water- Based Pigment And Inks On Paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 180 x 240 mm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Asia
Provenance:

Campbell acquired it from Ray Lewis. He has owned it "for a while" . Lewis obtained it from the George P. Bickford Collection.

Accession Number:
1999.94
Acquisition Date:
1999-10-14
Credit Line:

Gift of Charles and Glenna Campbell

Exhibition History:

Campbell -Thiebaud Gallery, San Francisco, Fall 1998, "Twenty-Five Treasures". The Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, 1975-1977, travelling exhibit, "Indian Art from the George P. Bickford Collection.
CPLH, Recent Acquisitions 1997 - 1999, 8 April - 6 Aug 2000.
CPLH, Connoisseurship and Commerce: The Legacy of R.E. Lewis, 10 Dec 2005 - 19 Feb 2006.

An illustration from the epic Bhagavata Purana which chronicles the life of the Hindu god, Krishna. Done in red, black, blue, gold and yellow. Two scenes: top shows four men visiting a royal person with three attendants; lower scene shows two men in a carriage, two on horseback and four on foot, all traveling in the same direction.

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