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Page from a Dispersed Rasikapriya (Lover's Breviary)

India (Rajasthan, Bikaner)
Ink, opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper
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)
Credit Line:
Gift of Wendy Findlay, 1981
Accession Number:
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.
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