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Asian Art

Krishna and Gopis

18th century

ink and color wash on paper. This appears to be an underdrawing with indications of colors for a finished painting.

sheet: 15 3/4 × 11 1/8 in. (40 × 28.3 cm)
matted: 20 × 16 in. (50.8 × 40.6 cm)
Gift of the Rubin-Ladd Foundation under the bequest of Ester R. Portnow
2017.54.11
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Drawings and Watercolors
Provenance: 

Paul F. Walter (1935–2017), New York, 1970s or earlier; Christie's, New York, September 2009 sale; Rubin-Ladd Foundation, Georgetown, Conn., to 2017; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.