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Meghmallar Raga

  • 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.250-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a Ragamala painting depicting an illustration to the musical mode Meghmallar raga, depicting Krishna and the gopis (milkmaids) in the rain.

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, Meghmallar Raga, Krishna and gopis in rain, Ragamala, Rajasthan, early 19th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Rain; Milkmaids; Deity

Categories

Paintings; Illustration; Religion; Hinduism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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