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Devi as Durga on her tiger vahana (vehicle/mount) led by Bhairava. Jaipur, circa late 19th century. Opaque watercolour with gold on warqa laid down on later European card. 22 x 17.3cm; three others from same series

Inventory LC000223

 

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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

Three illustrations concerning the mythology of Krishna:

Rasalila: Krishna dances with all the gopis (milkmaids) giving the illusion he dances with each alone;

Balarama: the cowherd-boy Krishna's brother and constant companion with bullock drawn plough;

Govardhana: Krishna raises the mountain to save its inhabitants from Indra's deluge.

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