An illustration to a Gita Govinda series: Saraswati on Hamsa
Mewar style in the Deccan, circa 1650
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; the goddess is dressed in a gold floral skirt, holds a blue vina and rides her white swan while writing on a tablet with a female chauri bearer attending, set against a green background, river, and narrow blue sky.
Folio: 7 3/4 x 6 3/8 in. (18.4 x 16.2 cm); Image: 6 x 5 3/8 in. (15 x 13.7 cm)