12 mars 2018

Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd at Asia Week New York, 15-24 march 2018

Jharoka Portrait of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir, India, 17th century. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper. 6.4 by 4.5 cm, 2 1/2 by 1 3/4 in. © Oliver Forge & Brendan Lynch Ltd Jharokha or window portraits emerged in Mughal portraiture in the early seventeenth century as visual counterparts to the daily display of the emperors’ person at the window of the palace to the people below. The idea was extended by Jahangir (1569-1627) to the throne platforms in the Divan-i ‘Amm at agra and... [Lire la suite]
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16 février 2014

Early Nepalese sculpture in focus at Bonhams Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art sale

NEW YORK, NY.- Bonhams Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art sale on March 17, part of Asia Week New York, will feature fine and early Nepalese figurative sculptures. Among the highlights is a gilt copper figure of Vajrapani, the Buddha’s protector and guide, from the early 10th century (est. $100,000-150,000). The fluid and joyous sculpture is especially notable for its dark brown patina, acquired through extensive ritual handling. An ethereal 10th/11th century gilt copper figure of the female manifestation of the divine, Devi,... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2008

The Wrestling Match between Jarasandha and Bhima, India; By a Pahari artist from Bilaspur, 1660-80

The Wrestling Match between Jarasandha and Bhima, India; By a Pahari artist from Bilaspur, 1660-80, Opaque watercolour and gold on paper, Painting: 22.5 x 29 cm Francesca Galloway Ltd. www.francescagalloway.com (all text & images © Francesca Galloway Ltd.)
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