www.IndianMiniaturePaintings.co.uk - The immortal sage Markandeya's vision: in the primordal Cosmic Ocean the baby Krishna floats on the leaf of a sprig from a Banyan tree; when approached by the sage he will say that as Vishnu he will reveal the secrets of creation. Pahari in the Kangra style, circa 1820-30. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 24.8 x 20.8cm

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The immortal sage Markandeya's vision: in the primordal Cosmic Ocean the baby Krishna floats on the leaf of a sprig from a Banyan tree; when approached by the sage he will say that as Vishnu he will reveal the secrets of creation. Pahari in the Kangra style, circa 1820-30. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 24.8 x 20.8cm

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Above: gilt detail and burnished surface reflecting light

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