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Nata Raga

Painting
ca. 1700 - ca. 1710 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a prince wearing armour on horseback, illustration to the musical mode nata raga. Inscribed on the top border in Takri.


Object details

Categories
Object type
TitleNata Raga (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief description
Painting, Ragamala, nata raga, prince mounting horse, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1700-1710
Physical description
A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a prince wearing armour on horseback, illustration to the musical mode nata raga. Inscribed on the top border in Takri.
Dimensions
  • Height: 207mm (maximum)
  • Width: 205mm (maximum)
  • Image within innermost painted border height: 156mm (maximum)
  • Image within innermost painted border width: 153mm (maximum)
24/07/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013; object irregular in shape
Content description
A prince wearing armour on horseback, illustration to the musical mode nata raga.
Style
Marks and inscriptions
(handwritten on object in Takri)
Object history
From the Sir William Rothenstein collection (residuary).
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022 p.334, cat. no. 13 xxx.
Collection
Accession number
IS.21-1954

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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