Krishna Stealing Butter

Indian
Probably third quarter of 20th century


Object Place: Malwa, India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 26.2 cm (8 x 10 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1985.419

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: "24 (crossed out 27)". At the top in Devanagari: p.35 "[Krishna] steals butter" plus description of the new chapter. [35. Makhan chori karat hai; naye adhyayako varhan]

Provenance

1985, sold by Ravi Sikri (dealer), Newton, MA, to the MFA.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund