An image of The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes (Cira Harana lila) from a dispersed manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana

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The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes (Cira Harana lila) from a dispersed manuscript of the Bhagavata Purana

Other titles:
Cira Harana lila from a dispersed manuscirpt of the Bhagavata Purana, The bathing cowherds (gopis) implore Krishna to return their clothes, Illustration from the Bhagavata Purana (Krishna fluting; gopis bathing)
Location
Not on display
Place of origin
India
Cultural origin
Marwar(?)
Year
circa 1650
Media
Miniature, Painting, Watercolour
Medium
opaque watercolour on paper
Dimensions
30.3 x 21.0 cm
Credit
Gift of Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
31.2010
Provenance
Christie's London, 24 Apr 1980, London/England, Important Islamic and Indian manuscripts and miniatures, lot no.169.
Dr Nigel and Mrs Norma Hawkins, 24 Apr 1980-Feb 2010, Toronto/Ontario/Canada, moved to France early 1990s, moved to Australia late 1990s. Gift to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Feb 2010.