Kalayavana Surrounds Mathura, Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana Series
Opaque watercolor on paper
sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (24.1 x 37.5 cm)
image: 5 1/16 x 13 3/8 in. (12.9 x 34.0 cm) (show scale)
five lines of devanagari script below and six lines on reverse.
Inscription: The king of Magadha attacks the Yadavas, who are protected by Krishna. "The 'black foreigner', Kala Yavana, surrounds Mathura," top right; "Srirama Krishna" identified as figures in pavilion.
Recto, in image, at top right, in black ink, in Devanagari script: Kalayavana surrounds Mathura; in pavilion: Shri Rama Krishna...; in text panel, at left, in red pigment, in Devanagari script: 154
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Indian. Kalayavana Surrounds Mathura, Page from a Dispersed Bhagavata Purana Series, ca. 1800. Opaque watercolor on paper, sheet: 9 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (24.1 x 37.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 1990.185.1 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1990.185.1_IMLS_PS4.jpg)
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