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  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a prince and a lady are seated on a raised couch on a terrace while a female singer and drummer perform for them. A female attendant stands behind them with a fly-whisk. Illustration to Pancham ragini.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)


early 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

IS.242 to 253-1951 were purchased for £13/4/0 in 1951.

Descriptive line

Painting, Pancham ragini, prince and lady, opaque watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, early 19th century

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

cat. no. 77
Khanna, Balraj; Krishna: The Divine Lover, South Bank Centre, London 1997, ISBN 1 85332 166 4


Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Fly whisk; Singer; Terrace; Woman; Musician; Drummer; Prince


Paintings; Illustration; Royalty; Music; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project


South & South East Asia Collection

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