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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.76-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A Ragamala painting in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting acrobats lifting weights, sliding down a greasy pole, and two wrestlers. Illustration to the musical mode Desakh 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 Desakh".

Dimensions

Height: 317 mm maximum, Width: 231 mm maximum, Height: 267 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 181 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Ragamala, acrobats and wrestlers, Desakh Ragini, opaque watercolour on paper, Amer, ca. 1680

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Acrobats; Wrestling

Categories

Paintings; Sport; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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