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Krishna Vanishes from His Favorite

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Inscription

Reverse: at top, in gomuhi script: brief passage, possibly a title. mid-page, in Devanagari: verse of Bhagavata Purana plus numbers: no. 97 on left, 70 top, 73 bottom as page no.and 79 on verse.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Mr. and Mrs. John MacDonald in 1961.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Dolliver MacDonald

Indian, Pahari, about 1760

Object Place

Basohli or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 40.4cm (11 13/16 x 15 7/8in.) Other (Image only): 23 x 33.4cm (9 1/16 x 13 1/8in.)

Accession Number

61.382

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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