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Page from a Dispersed Rasikapriya (Lover's Breviary)

Artist:
Nuruddin
Date:
1685
Culture:
India (Rajasthan, Bikaner)
Medium:
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 7 3/8 × 5 1/8 in. (18.7 × 13 cm) Sheet: 8 1/2 × 6 3/8 in. (21.6 × 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Paintings
Credit Line:
Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.371.1
Not on view
Within a palace courtyard, Krishna approaches Radha, who is leaning against a bolster and is attended by two female servants. In the right middle ground are two men, perhaps jewelers: one blows into a brazier with a long tube while the other holds a ring.
Inscription: Verso, four lines of inscription, one in script giving date of 1742 V.S./A.D. 1685.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Mughal Influence in Rajasthani Painting," 2001.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Painting in Rajasthan, 1650–1850," February 15, 2005–July 3, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Qureshi’s Miniature Paintings," July 29, 2013–February 2, 2014.

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