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Sri Raga

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Amer (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a prince and lady in a pavilion, a maid fanning them with a fly-whisk; to the left, a bearded yogi, possibly the rishi Narad, and a blue-complexioned kinnara (man with horse's head) kneel before them. Above is a bed outside on a terrace. Illustration to the musical mode, Sri Raga. From the same series as IS. 64-1952.

Place of Origin

Amer (made)


ca. 1680 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 313 mm maximum, Width: 231 mm maximum, Height: 265 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 186 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Ragamala, Sri Raga, bearded yogi and kinnara before prince and lady in pavilion, opaque watercolour on paper, Amer, ca. 1680


Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint



Subjects depicted

Terrace; Kinnara; Woman; Ascetic; Prince


Paintings; Myths & Legends; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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