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Gouache on paper.
27.5 by 18 cm.
Daniel Ehnbom has defined at least ten anonymous painters contributing to this series of Bhagavata Purana paintings. These are referred to by Ehnbom as Painters A-J. For more on these type of paintings, see Sotheby's New York, 22 Sept 2020 lot no 358, March 17, 2015, Lot 1110-1112; New York, 16 March 2016, lots 775-7; Edwin Binney 3rd, Rajput Miniatures from the Collection of Edwin Binney 3rd, Portland, 1968, p.4-5, cat.1c; Daniel Ehnbom, Masters of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana, fig.4, p.77-88 (in M.C. Beach, E. Fischer and B.N. Goswamy, Masters of Indian Painting 1100-1650, Artibus Asiae Sup.48/I, 2011); Daniel Ehnbom, An Analysis and Reconstruction of the Dispersed Bhagavata Purana from the Caurapancasika Group, The University of Chicago, 1984, p.235; and Darielle Mason (ed.) (essay by John Seyller), Intimate Worlds: Indian Painting from the Alvin O. Bellak Collection, Philadelphia, 2001, pp.48-49.