www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - Indian miniature painting: folio from a Dasavatara series: Matsya Avatara. Datia, circa 1800. Gouache and gold on wasli. 23 x 16.6cm

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Folio from a Dasavatara series: Matsya Avatara. Datia, circa 1800. Gouache on wasli with yellow and rose gold. 23 x 16.6cm

Yellow gold is used for detail in crown, attributes, etc., rose gold in the sky at the horizon.

Ref: Datia Matsya 10510

 

                         

Above: gilt detail relects light

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