Radha Pining for Krishna from a Gita Govinda manuscript

Maker(s)
Artist: Master of the first generation after Nainsukh (active ca. 1710-1778)
Historical period(s)
1775-1780
Movement
Kangra Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Opaque paints on paper
Dimensions
H x W (overall): 17.4 x 27.5 cm (6 7/8 x 10 13/16 in)
Geography
India, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh state, Kangra
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Paul F. Walter
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F2005.7
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Album, Painting
Type

Album leaf with painting

Keywords
India, Krishna, landscape, Radha, tree, woman, WWII-era provenance
Provenance

To 2005
Paul F. Walter, New York to 2005 [1]

From 2005
Freer Gallery of Art, given by Paul F. Walter in 2005

Notes:

[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).

Previous Owner(s)

Paul F. Walter 1935-2017

Published References
  • Gytagovinda. Lithuania. p. 106.
  • Pratapaditya Pal. The Classical Tradition of Rajput Painting: From the Paul F. Walter Collection. Exh. cat. New York. pp. 182-183, pl. 66.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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