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Prthu chases the goddess earth, from an illustrated manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana

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Inscription

Reverse: at top, in Devanagari, four lines (to be read).

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1740

  • Attributed to Manaku, Indian, about 1700–1760
Object Place

Nainsukh family, Guler, India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 32.6 cm (8 11/16 x 12 13/16 in.) Image: 17.8 x 28.5 cm (7 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.145

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Collections

Asia

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