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Radha and Krishna

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 - ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    IS.144-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Radha and Krishna embracing as they dance on a low stool in the centre of a lakeside terrace. Many maidservants, musicians and gopis stand in attendance.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (made)

Date

ca. 1770 - ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 257 mm, Width: 191 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, Radha and Krishna embracing amidst gopis, opaque watercolour on paper, Jaipur, ca. 1770-1780

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

cat. no0. 52
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Terrace; Deities; Lake; Milkmaids; Dance; Lovers

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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