Krishna and Akrura as messenger

The leaf is divided into four squares, top left a scene with three singing ladies sitting in front of a lady clapping time; top right the messenger with a flute and a white flag that aims at the palace where the ladies sit; bottom left the messenger on his way in a nocturnal landscape and right the sender, Krishna in a room with a red wall seated on a roller cushion; above the depiction a wide yellow strip with an inscription in black and some red lines and numbers. Around the image a yellow band with black framing lines and a wider red border with black framing lines.

Watercolour and gold on paper


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1735 – 1745

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