918 Krishna with his beloved, Radha; An illuminated page from the epic of Mahabharata. 17th century Rajput School.
Krishna with his beloved, Radha; An illuminated page from the epic of Mahabharata

Vishnu in the form of Krishna being seranaded with his beloved Radha.

Krishna with his beloved, Radha; An illuminated page from the epic of Mahabharata

c 1690. Gouache and ink with gold heightening on cream laid paper, 9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches (247 x 145 mm), with margins. Some scattered insect damage, along with age related toning and some handling creases, minor edge tears and losses, and scattered inscriptions. Condition issues are largely in the area of the margins, outside of the image area. Extensive inscriptions in red and black ink on the verso. The color is exceptionally fresh, rich, and saturated.

The scene depicts Vishnu in the form of Krishna, seated with his beloved Radha, being serenaded by two Gopis playing music, one playing a drum, and the other a sitar.

Item number: 918

Price: $1,200.00

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