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Khumba Raga

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kulu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 - ca. 1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.70-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, ragamala illustration to the musical mode kumbha raga. A prince, standing before a girl who draws water from a well.

Place of Origin

Kulu (made)

Date

ca. 1700 - ca. 1710 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Khubha Raga Sri Ragoda putra athauta (athwan) patara'
'Khurabha Raga son of Sri Raga, eighth sheet'
handwritten on object in Takri

Dimensions

Height: 207 mm maximum, Width: 209 mm maximum, Height: 151 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 156 mm image within innermost painted borders

Object history note

From the collection of Mr. Michael Rothenstein; IS.46 to 73-1953 were purchased for £300.

Descriptive line

Painting, ragamala, kumbha raga, prince standing before girl drawing water, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1700-1710

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

p.333, cat. no. 13 xxvii.
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

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prince; Well; Woman

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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