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Rescue of the Infant Krishna

Inscription

Lower margin in pen and ink: Crishna, conveyed over the river Jumna by Vasudeva, / miraculously escapes from his Uncle Cansa. UL: Yasooda; UR: Devaky the/ mother of Crishna; Verso: letter to the artist's cousins Rollin and Miron Allen

Provenance

Maxim Karolik, Newport; Gift to MFA June 8, 1960

Credit Line

Gift of Maxim Karolik for the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Watercolors and Drawings, 1800–1875

Catalogue Raisonné

Karolik cat. no 1267, fig. 326 (Folk artists)

Dimensions

Sheet: 20.5 x 25.6 cm (8 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.876

Medium or Technique

Pen and watercolor on paper

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Watercolors