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Dhanasri Ragini

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Bilaspur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1720 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Ragamala sketch depicting ladies with a fawn; Dhanasri Ragini.

Place of Origin

Bilaspur (made)


ca. 1720 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Malakesedi Ragini Dhanasri'
[description of subject]
handwritten on object


Height: 170 mm, Width: 134 mm

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Ragamala, lady with a fawn, Dhanasri Ragini, opaque watercolour on paper, Bilaspur, ca. 1720

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

Reproduced Coomaraswamy, Rajput Painting; I.
Discussed Archer, Catalogue of the Sir William Rothenstein Collection, Art and Letters, XXV,10.
p. 235, cat. no. 24.
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; Paint; Paper




Paintings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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