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Vangali Ragini

  • 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.67-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, illustration to the musical mode vangali ragini, a girl seated, playing a vina to two companions.

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

'Vangali Bhairoda Bharaja chautha patara'
'Vangali Ragini wife of Bhairava, fourth sheet'.
handwritten on object in Takri

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Painting, ragamala, vangali ragini, girl playing vina, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1700-1710

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

p. 332, cat. no. 13 iv.
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

Watercolour; Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Made; Painted

Subjects depicted

Vina; Musician; Woman

Categories

Paintings; Musical instruments; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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