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Kanara Ragini

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Amer (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1680 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.81-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting a prince saluting Krishna, a blue complexioned figure attended by a maid-servant with fly whisk standing on a balcony; in the lower half, to the right, a large elephant. Illustration to the Musical Mode Kanara Ragini. From the same series as IS. 64-1952.

Place of Origin

Amer (made)

Date

ca. 1680 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed "Ragini Kanado".

Dimensions

Height: 316 mm, Width: 230 mm, Height: 269 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 180 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, prince saluting Krishna, Ragamala, Kanara Ragini, opaque watercolour on paper, Amer, ca. 1680

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Servant; Deity; Prince; Fly-whisk; Elephant; Balcony

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Animals and Wildlife; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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