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Asian Art

Sthulabhadra Takes the Form of a Lion, folio 69; and Mahavira Gives His Possessions to a Brahmin and Renounces His Worldly Life, folio 40 from a Dispersed Kalpa Sutra

ca. 1470

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

without mounting (Top): 4 3/16 × 7 3/16 in.(10.7 × 18.3 cm) without mounting (Bottom): 4 1/4 × 7 3/8 in.(10.8 × 18.7 cm) with mounting: 14 9/16 × 11 7/8 in. (37 × 30.1 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.14.1-.2
Geography: 
India
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Gujarat sultanate (1407–1573)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Manuscripts
Provenance: 

Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, Boston, Mass. to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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