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Asian Art

Illustration from a Bhagavata Purana Series, Book 10: Krishna Leads the Townspeople

ca. 1760–65

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

without mounting: 10 15/16 × 14 5/8 in. (27.8 × 37.2 cm) with mounting: 18 1/4 × 21 7/16 in. (46.4 × 54.4 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
2001.138.31
Geography: 
India
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

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

Bibliography: 

W. G. Archer, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills: A Survey and History of Pahari Miniature Painting, 2 vols. (London: Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1973), vol. 2, pl. 22.

Art for Yale: Collecting for a New Century, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2007), 171, pl. 155.

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.