Krishna welcoming Sudama, from a Bhagavata Purna

Historical period(s)
c. 1700
Movement
Bilaspur Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 17 x 29 cm (6 11/16 x 11 7/16 in)
Geography
India, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh state, Bilaspur
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.25
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
fly whisk, India, Krishna
Provenance

To 1930
Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy, Boston in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy 1877-1947

Published References
  • Hermann Goetz, Ernst Kuhnel. unknown article. vols. 1-2 Leipzig, 1924-1925. pl. 34, fig. 11.
  • Ajit Ghose. The Basohli School of Rajput Painting. vol. 37 New Delhi, January 1929. p. 6.
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Rajput Painting: An Account of the Hindu paintings of Rajasthan and the Panjab Himalayas from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century Described in their Relation to Contemporary Thought. 2 vols., New York and London. pp. 18-19, 39, pl. 29.
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. History of Indian and Indonesian Art. New York and London. p. 130, pl. 87, fig. 267.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
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