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painting (art)

A scene from the Mahabharata. Krishna (the figure in dark blue) has the doors of Dwarka shut on the hungry Bhima. At the bottom right of the painting Bhima beats at the gate. Three women in the lower left carry vessels and a man in front of them remonstrates with the visitor. The semi-aerial perspective allows the viewer to see two women setting out dishes on a table under a canopy inside the wall…