Illustration to a ragamala series: Megha ragini
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Datia, Central India, Circa 1725
Standing on a pink rocky hill in a dense forest Krishna plays a golden flute surrounded by monkeys, snakes, peacocks, deer and a pair of white lions. The lower register with two orange patterned panels divided by a lotus pond. The upper yellow register with a detailed devanagari inscription describing the raga and numbered '28'.
image: 6 ¼ x 9 in. (15.6 x 23 cm), folio: 13 x 10 ¼ in. (33 x 26.4 cm)