Balarama Pulling Hastinapur toward the Ganages, Page from a Bhagavata Dasamskanda series
Opaque watercolor on paper with gold and silver details on paper
mid 17th century
sheet: 7 5/16 x 12 3/8 in. (18.6 x 31.4 cm)
image: 6 9/16 x 6 13/16 in. (16.7 x 17.3cm) (show scale)
At top, left. In Braj in Devanagari script: Balarama, having taken his plough, began to pull Hastinapur into the Ganges. All the Kauravas came and offered homage to him.
[At top, center. In Braj in Devanagari script: the Kauravas beseech Rama not to drag Hastinapur into the Ganges.]
In right border. Tenth book with commentary 26. (Trans. E.F. Bryant)
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Indian. Balarama Pulling Hastinapur toward the Ganages, Page from a Bhagavata Dasamskanda series, mid 17th century. Opaque watercolor on paper with gold and silver details on paper, sheet: 7 5/16 x 12 3/8 in. (18.6 x 31.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Terence McInerney, 78.144 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 78.144_IMLS_PS4.jpg)
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