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Lot 238: A SAINT RISHI AND A RAJA
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Miniature painting with colors and gold on paper. Northern India, Kashmir, 19th cent.
In front of a castle sitting on a throne is a lady, before her presumably a raja, pouring water from a vessel for a holy Rishi to cleanse his hands. The saint is short, wears a turban resp. hair tied up and golden radiant nimbus. The ornamental field around the painting is embellished in very fine details. This miniature originates from the scripture of Bhagavadgita.
LEAF SIZE 14,2 x 9,5 CM
From a German collection