An illustration to a Krishna Rukmini series
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Kota, early 18th century
In an open court scene Rao Ram Singh I plays the role of Rukmini's father as he gesticulates in an animated fashion with his son Bhim Singh who retreats from the interview. In the upper chamber Rukmini is shown swooning and attended by maidens.
11 x 7 ½ in. (28 x 19 cm)