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Krishna and Radha

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Garhwal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 - ca. 1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, watercolour on paper, depicting Krishna watching Radha bathing, an illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series.

Place of Origin

Garhwal (made)


ca. 1780 - ca. 1790 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Watercolour on paper


Height: 207 mm page, Width: 154 mm page maximum, Height: 192 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum, Width: 140 mm image within innermost painted borders maximum

Object history note

Illustration to a Bihari Sat Sai series.
Acquired from Dr. Cooraswamy.

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna watching Radha bathing, watercolour on paper, Garhwal, ca. 1780-1790

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

p. 113, cat. no. 6
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
cat. no. 56
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4

Production Note



Water-colour; Paper


Painting (image-making)

Subjects depicted

Water; Trees; Figures (representations); Bathing


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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