PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA

PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA
PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA
PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA
PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA
PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA

PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA

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AN ILLUSTRATION FROM A BHAGAVATA PURANA; PARASHURAMA COMBATS KARTAVIRYA ARJUNA (SAHASHRABAHU).
IN THIS DEPICTION PARASHURAMA,THE SIXTH AVATAR OF VISHNU ATTACKS AND KILLS THE MULTI-ARMED KING KARTAVIRYA WITH HIS AXE FOR KILLING HIS FATHER THE RISHI JAMADAGNI AND TRYING TO STEAL THE COW OF PLENTY,KAMADHENU (SURABHI). JAMADAGNI IS LYING ON THE GROUND WITH HIS HEAD CUT OFF AND THE COW OF PLENTY ESCAPING IN THE TOP OF THE PAINTING.


LAID DOWN BETWEEN GREEN AND GOLD BORDER. FRAMED AND GLAZED.


NORTH INDIA,BIKANER.CIRCA 1780.



GOUACHE HEIGHTENED WITH GOLD AND SILVER (TIN) ON PAPER..


PAINTING SIZE; 8.8 INCHES, (22.5CM) HIGH. 6.1 INCHES, (15.5CM) WIDE.
OVERALL PAINTING SIZE; 9.8 INCHES BY 7.2 INCHES. 25CM BY 18CM. (PAINTING PLUS GREEN BORDER ONLY)




PRICE £POA. GBP. 



FOOTNOTES;
THIS PAINTING FIRST APPEARED IN BONHAMS,ISLAMIC & INDIAN SALE,14TH OCTOBER,2004,LOT 121 WHERE IT WAS ERRONEOUSLY IDENTIFIED AS "LAKSHAMA SLAYING RAVANNA AS HE RIDES A HORSE-DRAWN CHARIOT,PROVINCIAL MUGHAL,LATE 18TH CENTURY"

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FOR CONDITION REPORTS,QUERIES OR ANYTHING ELSE,GDEXTERHILL@HOTMAIL.COM OR 07884091348 

 

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