Radha Pining for Krishna from a Gita Govinda manuscript

Detail of a pattern
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At A Glance

  • Period

  • Geography

    Kangra, Himachal Pradesh state, Punjab Hills, India
  • Material

    Opaque paints on paper
  • Dimension

    H x W (overall): 17.4 x 27.5 cm (6 7/8 x 10 13/16 in)
  • Accession Number



Object Details

  • Artist

    Master of the first generation after Nainsukh (active ca. 1710-1778)
  • Court

    Kangra Court
  • School/Tradition

    Pahari School
  • Provenance

    To 2005
    Paul F. Walter, New York to 2005 [1]
    From 2005
    Freer Gallery of Art, given by Paul F. Walter in 2005
    [1] Paintings were among the first Indian art objects collected by Paul Walter during the 1960s. This particular page was exhibited at the Pierpont Morgan Library, and at a host of other sites; see the exhibition catalog, Pratapaditya Pal, The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting (1978), pp. 182-83, pl. 66 (according to Provenance Remark 1, Vidya Dehejia, December 30, 1997, in the object record).
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Exhibition History

    The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting (December 7, 1978 to June 15, 1980)
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Paul F. Walter (1935-2017)
  • Origin

    Kangra, Himachal Pradesh state, Punjab Hills, India
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Mr. Paul F. Walter
  • Type

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