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Sudama and Krishna

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Tehri Garhwal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 - ca. 1870 (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

An opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Sudama and Krishna in a garden pavilion; Krishna taking a woman by the hand.

Place of Origin

Tehri Garhwal (made)


ca. 1860 - ca. 1870 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 209 mm, Width: 264 mm, Height: 195 mm image inside innermost painted border, Width: 251 mm image inside innermost painted border maximum

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Sudama and Krishna, opaque watercolour on paper, Tehri Garhwal, ca. 1860-1870

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

p. 123, cat. no. iii
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



Subjects depicted

Woman; Deity; Pavilion


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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