Illustration to a ragamala series: Ramkali ragini
Opaque watercolor on paper, Datia, Central India, Circa 1725
The prince is seated in the center pavilion against a red panel offering a flower garland to his mistress who turns away in anger, the green side chamber is occupied by a single attendant, while another listens from outside next a peacock. The register below has two marble water slides divided by a lotus pond. The upper yellow register provides a detailed description of the raga and is numbered '32'.
image: 8 ½ x 8 ¾ in. (21.7 x 22.1 cm), folio: 13 x 10 ½ in. (33 x 26.3 cm)
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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