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Radha and Krishna

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Kulu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 - ca. 1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Radha and Krishna sitting together and embracing, in the same room is a seated confidante. Outside, to the right, are two cowherds standing in a courtyard. Painting from a Rasa Panchadhyayi series, No 39 in the same illustrated Gita Gobinda mSS. as IS.58-1952.

Place of Origin

Kulu (made)


ca. 1790 - ca. 1800 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 196 mm, Width: 245 mm, Height: 164 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 213 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Radha and Krishna embracing, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1790-1800

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

p. 340, cat. no. 40 v.
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


Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint



Subjects depicted

Herders; Courtyard; Deities; Lovers


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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