Opaque Pigment on paper
c. 1680 -1700
Formerly in the collection of Paul F. Walter
Inscribed in Devanagari on the reverse with folio number ‘15’
This folio from a Bhagavata Purana series is divided into three scenes, the top left depicting cowherds and Nanda on a green ground, the top right with baby Krishna being presented by the sage to Yashoda on a maroon ground, the lower section depicting the giant form of the demoness Putana, having been strangled by Krishna being cut up and burnt by the people of Braj on a funeral pyre.
A similar page from the same series, depicting Krishna and Balarama, now forms part of the Metropolitan Museum Collection, New York, Museum Number 1975.410.7.