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Krisna and the Gopas

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Inscription

Reverse: at top, in Sanskrit: shloka 18, citra 58?, adhyaya 13; Abiding in the form of a charming cow-herder, O Krishna, you shone brightly and brought joy to [your] parents; O Lord, Creator of all, may your discus lead out souls into fearlessness! (VERY ROUGH TRANSLATION)

Credit Line

Gift of John Dolliver MacDonald

Indian, Pahari, about 1900

Object Place

G: Family of Nainsukh, India

Dimensions

Other (Overall): 29.4 x 41cm (11 9/16 x 16 1/8in.) Image: 23.2 x 33.5 cm (9 1/8 x 13 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.383

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Asia

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