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Radha and Krishna

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with brush in ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brush drawing, ink on paper, an oval sketch, depicting Radha and Krishna playing ball on a terrace. Possibly an illustration to the Satsai of Bihari.

Place of Origin

Kangra (made)


ca. 1790 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Drawn with brush in ink on paper


Height: 178 mm maximum, Width: 126 mm maximum, Height: 330 mm paper mount onto which object attached approx., Width: 210 mm paper mount onto which object attached approx.

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein collection.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, Radha and Krishna playing ball on terrace, ink on paper, Kangra, ca. 1790

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

For a finished study of the same picture, see Mehta, ibid., Pl. 26, p. 59.


Ink; Paper


Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Sport; Deities; Ball; Terrace; Games


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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