Bilaspur, c. 1760-70 Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; accompanied by four garland bearing attendants, the divine couple kneel before a tree shrine in the palatial courtyard. Folio: 8 1/2 x 12 3/4 in. (20.6 x 32.4 cm)
This charming scene of worship shows Radha and Krishna with arms intertwined feeding each other before a simple folk shrine.
Although there is not an inscription to confirm the series to which this page belongs it is very closely related in format to the Nala-Damayanti series of the same period in the Victoria and Albert Museum, see WG Archer, Indian Painting from the Punjab Hills, London, 1973, nos 43i-xi - note the similar treatment of the tree in plate ix.
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