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Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd. Presents Gods, Gardens and Princes: Indian Works on Paper


Folio from a Company School album of botanical paintings, Mango (Mangifera indica), India, circa 1830, watercolour on paper, 17 x 22 in. (43.2 x 56 cm)

Gods, Gardens and Princes: Indian Works on Paper
March 14–22, 2024
Asia Week Hours: Mar 14-15 & 18-22, 10am-6pm; Mar 16-17, 10am-5pm (otherwise by appointment)
Opening Reception: Thursday, March 14,  5-8pm
67 East 80 Street, Suite 2

Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch Ltd.  is pleased to return to New York for Asia Week and present an exhibition comprising of court paintings from India and Persia from the 17th to 19th centuries. A highlight of the show is the striking painting, Krishna dancing on Kaliya flanked by two nagini. This, along with many other works on paper, will be displayed at their Upper East Side location.

Krishna dancing on the naga Kalaya flanked by his pleading wives, probably Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, South India, late eighteenth c., gouache heightened with gold on paper, red pointed arched border with blue banding and black and white rules, a line of devanagari on recto and verso, 10 1/4 x 6 7⁄8 in. (26.1 x 17.5 cm) painting, 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 in. (27.4 x 19 cm) folio

Based in London since 1998, Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch are former directors of the Antiquities and Islamic and Indian Art departments at Sotheby’s, London. Their professional expertise encompasses Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Islamic art. They also specialize in the art of the Indian subcontinent, the Himalayas and Southeast Asia, covering works from the Buddhist and Hindu dynasties to the Mughals, with a special emphasis on Indian and Islamic miniature painting and manuscripts.

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