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Title
Untitled, Krishna kills an enemy
Creator
Unknown, India
Date Created and/or Issued
early 17 century A.D
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Indian Miniature Paintings
Rights Information
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Description
To the left, Krishna drawing a bow stands before a large golden bird (Garuda?). Balarama and another figure with a bow stand above Krishna and the bird. To the right a chariot with a horse dead in its traces and two dead bodies in he center and one with a severed head to the far right. In the middle a dying crowned demon who has had most of his many arms shot off by Krishna still raises his last one in defiance.
Type
image
Format
Painting ink, gouache, and gold on paper India, Popular Mughal h 6 -1/2 x w 10 -11/16
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt0j49n4f9
1998.42.214
Place
India, Popular Mughal