An illustration to a ragamala series: Desakh ragini
Deccan circa 1760-70
Opaque watercolor on paper; five men test their strength, agility and stamina by lifting weights, climbing a column and wrestling, set with bare earth training ground and a receding landscape.
Image: 6 1/4 x 4 in. (15.9 x 10.2 cm.); Folio: 8 3/8 x 5 7/8 in. (21.3 x 14.9 cm.)