Krishna and Radha on a Lake Terrace,  Opaque watercolor on paper, Kishangarh, early 19th Century
Lot 80
Krishna and Radha on a Lake Terrace Opaque watercolor on paper, Kishangarh, early 19th Century
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Krishna and Radha on a Lake Terrace
Opaque watercolor on paper, Kishangarh, early 19th Century
Entertained by two female musicians and relaxing an open lakeside terrace, Radha and Krishna gaze into each other's eyes. The shimmering lake is dotted with lotuses and back by a classic white and red walled palace. The finely detailed trees divide the palace from the rounded hills and pale sky.
13 1/4 x 10 in. (33.5 x 25.4 cm)

Footnotes

  • The treatment of the figures and distant hills are consistent with work in Kishangarh in the early 19th century. Compare with a Kishangarh portrait of Maharaja Takhal Singh, circa 1850-60, sold at Sotheby's, New York, March 27, 1991 that shows similar treatment of the female figures, lake and distant white palace.

    Provenance:
    Dr. Alec Simpson Collection, New Jersey
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