Illustration to a ragamala series: Hindol ragini
Opaque watercolor on paper, Datia, Central India, Circa 1725
Beneath a dense foliage populated with a menagerie of birds, Krishna as the prince is suspended on a lotus leaf and gilt-framed swing with his mistress against a red panel, the two green side panels are inhabited by four female musicians and attendants with fly whisk. 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 '23'.
image: 8 x 9 in. (20.3 x 23 cm), folio: 13 x 10 ½ in. (33 x 26.3 cm)
Southeast Asian, Indian and Himalayan Art
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