Portrait, Thanjavur, India. Ca. 1860 This portrait shows a South Indian dancing-girl holding a flower. A local Thanjavur artist painted it on glass, using gouache (opaque watercolor paint) and gold leaf.

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Venugopala Krishna with gopi, gopikas and cows. The peculiar green used in the sari and the jewellery is very typical of early Mysore paintings. Mysore style. Circa 19th century.

I love this Saraswati print! (Always looking for more Indian miniatures.)

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Karttikeya, the warrior god, riding on a peacock Tanjore, mid-19th century. Sold for £1000.

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