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Asian Art

Kalakacharya Turns Bricks Into Gold for the Shahi Princes, folio 25 from a Dispersed Kalpa Sutra

ca 1465

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

sheet: 4 3/8 × 11 3/8 in. (11.1 × 28.9 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2007.156.6
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Gujarat sultanate (1407–1573)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Art of the Past, New York; acquired in 2003 by the Rubin - Ladd Foundation, Ester R. Portnow Collection of Asian Art, New York and Georgetown, Conn.; gift in 2007 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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