Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Radha and Krishna

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with brush in ink on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    IS.135-1951

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with brush in ink on paper

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Sport; Deities; Ball; Terrace; Games

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.