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Todi 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.64-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Ragamala painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, illustration to the musical mode todi ragini. A girl holding floral sprays accompanied by a deer.

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

'Todi Ragini Dipakadi bharaja tis(ra) patara'
'Todi Ragini wife of Dipaka Raga, third sheet'
Inscribed in Takri

Dimensions

Height: 205 mm, Width: 208 mm maximum, Height: 150 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 152 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Object history note

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

Descriptive line

Painting, ragamala, todi ragini, girl holding floral sprays, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1700-1710

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

p. 332, cat. no. 13 xv.
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

Painted

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Deer; Woman

Categories

Animals and Wildlife; Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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