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Krishna Blessed by the Elephant Airavat, from a History of the Lord (Bhagavata Purana) manuscript

ca. 1760–65

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper

without mounting: 8 7/8 × 12 11/16 in. (22.6 × 32.2 cm)
with mounting: 16 1/4 × 19 7/16 in. (41.2 × 49.3 cm)
framed: 16 × 22 in. (40.64 × 55.88 cm)
The Vera M. and John D. MacDonald, B.A. 1927, Collection, Gift of Mrs. John D. MacDonald
Basohli, India
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)

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

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