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Varari Ragini

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.251-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a Ragamala painting, illustration to the musical mode Varari Ragini; a prince and two female attendants. The prince is seated on a palace terrace, holding a flower, while one attendant fans him.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

IS.242 to 253-1951 were purchased for £13/4/0 in 1951.

Descriptive line

Painting, Varari Ragini, prince and attendants, opaque watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, early 19th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Fan; Women; Servants; Prince; Terrace; Palace

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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