Jarasandha's Army Beseiges Mathura, from a Bhagavata Purana

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At A Glance

  • Period

    ca. 1775-1800
  • Geography

  • Material

    Opaque color on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 38.1 x 55.9 cm (15 x 22 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1988
    Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth X. Robbins, Potomac, MD, to 1988 [1]
    From 1988
    Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, given by Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth X. Robbins in 1988
    [1] Said by the donor to have been purchased from a medical missionary who served in Nepal in the mid-1960s.
    The manuscript, of which this page is a part, appeared on the art market in the mid-1960s (according to Provenance Remark 1 in the object record).
  • Collection

    National Museum of Asian Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    Krishna's Path of Grace (Saturday, March 15, 2025 - Sunday, August 24, 2025)
    Object of the Bi-Month (April 25, 1991 to March 21, 2007)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Dr. Kenneth X. Robbins
  • Origin

  • Credit Line

    Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth X. Robbins
  • Type

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