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Kanhra Ragini

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Jodhpur (probably, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.66-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Krishna, armed with a sword and holding an elephant's tusk, attended by a chauri-bearer, receiving the acclaimations of a Rajput warrior, outisde a palace, in the foreground is a state elephant and its fallen mahout. An illustration to the musical mode kanhra ragini.

Place of Origin

Jodhpur (probably, made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 230 mm, Width: 147 mm, Height: 221 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 140 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, kanhra ragini, Krishna receiving Rajput warrior, opaque watercolour on paper, probably Jodhpur, late 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Elephant; Palace; Warrior; Mahout

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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