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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Bilaspur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1690 - ca. 1700 (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, depicting Radha with maid approaching the bedchamber; from a Nayaka Nayika seties.

Place of Origin

Bilaspur (made)


ca. 1690 - ca. 1700 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 202 mm, Width: 260 mm, Height: 156 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 213 mm image within innermost painted borders

Object history note

The accession register states that this is from a series dated 1695 by the painter Davayani.

Descriptive line

Painting, the patient mistress, Radha with maid, possibly by Davayani, opaque watercolour on paper, Bilaspur, ca. 1690-1700

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

p. 232. cat. no. 10
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

Servant; Deity


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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