Bangal ragini from a Ragamala series

Historical period(s)
ca. 1650
Movement
Malwa Court
School
Central Indian School
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Style
Malwa style
Dimensions
H x W: 22 x 16.4 cm (8 11/16 x 6 7/16 in)
Geography
India, Malwa, Madhya Pradesh state
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1930.81
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
ascetic, India, music, night, peacock, ragamala
Provenance

To 1930
Ajit Ghose, Calcutta to 1930 [1]

From 1930
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Ajit Ghose, Calcutta in 1930 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note. See also Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

Previous Owner(s)

Ajit Ghose

Published References
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston. cat. 15, pp. 78-78, pl. 8.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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