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Salaga Raga

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kulu (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1700 - ca. 1710 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.59-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Ragamala, illustration to the musical mode salaga raga. A prince standing by a lady, who churns butter.

Place of Origin

Kulu (made)

Date

ca. 1700 - ca. 1710 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Salag Raga Sri Rageda putra pachauta [panchwan] patara'
'Salaga [Guna-Sagara?] Raga son of Sri Raga, fifth sheet'
Inscribed in Takri

Dimensions

Height: 208 mm maximum, Width: 209 mm maximum, Height: 157 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 156 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Object history note

From the collection of Mr. Michael Rothenstein; IS.46 to 73-1953 were purchased for £300.

Descriptive line

Painting, ragamala, salaga raga, prince standing by lady churning butter, opaque watercolour on paper, Kulu, ca. 1700-1710

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

p. 332, cat. no. 13 xxiov.
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022

Materials

Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prince; Woman; Butter

Categories

Paintings; Royalty; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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