The lover (Krsna) in conversation with the messenger from the beloved from a Rasikapriya

Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, ca. 1617
Movement
Mughal Court
School
Mughal School
Medium
Opaque color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 x 13 cm (3 1/8 x 5 1/8 in)
Geography
India, Uttar Pradesh state, Agra
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1931.6
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
India, Krishna, lovers, messenger, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Rasikapriya
Provenance

1931
Anada K. Coomaraswamy, Boston 1931 [1]

From 1931
Freer Gallery of Art, purchased from Anada K. Coomaraswamy, Boston in 1931 [2]

Notes:

[1] Object file, undated folder sheet note.

[2] See note 1. Also see Freer Gallery of Art Purchase List file, Collections Management Office.

Previous Owner(s)

Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy 1877-1947

Published References
  • Vishakha Nirubhai Desai. Connoisseur's Delights: Early "Rasikapriya" Paintings of India. 2 vols. Ann Arbor. .
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston. .
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Two Leaves from a Seventeeth Century Manuscript of the Rasikapriya. vol. 3, no. 1 New York, December 1930. pp. 14-21.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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