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Fig. 23.
Bhagvan Das (active 1790s)
The Attack of Bees, Folio from a Madhumalati-varta (The Story of Madhu and Malati) series
India, Himachal Pradesh, Kulu, 1799
Opaque watercolor and ink on paper
Image: 4 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (12.38 x 14.61 cm);
Sheet: 6 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (16.51 x 21.59 cm)

Gift of Paul F. Walter
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, M.86.345.9.
Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA.