Two scenes from the Bhagavata Purana: Krishna hears of Satrajit's death from Satyabhama; Krishna departs for Dwarka

Nepalese
About 1800


Object Place: Nepal

Dimensions

Overall: 35.8 x 52 cm (14 1/8 x 20 1/2 in.) Image: 31 x 47 cm (12 3/16 x 18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

64.2124

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Episode from the Bhagavata Purana. Large palace set in landscape with Krishna hearing news of death in the palace, while in a separate scene in foreground Krishna departs for Dwarka. Wide red border.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from a London dealer in 1964.

Credit Line

Frederick L. Jack Fund