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Kalayavana Surrounds Mathura, Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana Series

Asian Art

CULTURE Indian
MEDIUM Opaque watercolor on paper
DATES ca. 1800
DIMENSIONS sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (24.1 x 37.5 cm) image: 5 1/16 x 13 3/8 in. (12.9 x 34.0 cm)
MARKINGS five lines of devanagari script below and six lines on reverse.
INSCRIPTIONS Inscription: The king of Magadha attacks the Yadavas, who are protected by Krishna. "The 'black foreigner', Kala Yavana, surrounds Mathura," top right; "Srirama Krishna" identified as figures in pavilion. from catalogue: Recto, in image, at top right, in black ink, in Devanagari script: Kalayavana surrounds Mathura; in pavilion: Shri Rama Krishna...; in text panel, at left, in red pigment, in Devanagari script: 154
COLLECTIONS Asian Art
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1990.185.1
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
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