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Radha and Krishna

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Mandi (School of Sajnu, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 - ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    P. C. Manuk and Miss G. M. Coles Bequest through Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Radha and the cow-girls swooning at Krishna's flute.

Place of Origin

Mandi (School of Sajnu, made)


ca. 1820 - ca. 1830 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 261 mm page maximum, Width: 168 mm page maximum, Height: 243 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 169 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Radha, cow-girls, Krishna's flute, opaque watercolour on paper, Mandi, School of Sajnu, ca. 1820-1830

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

p. 366, cat. no. 65
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
cat. no. 80
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4

Production Note

School of Sajnu


Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper



Subjects depicted

Deities; Milkmaids; Flute; Cows


Paintings; Hinduism; Musical instruments; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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