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Desakar Ragini

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devenagari: "Desakar, Ragini of Hindola: to be sung in the first quarter of the day." Number 8. On reverse: collector's seal, not legible - this is the only painting of the set in which the seal has not been effaced.

Provenance

By 1965, Indian dealer, Madras or Calcutta, India; 1965, purchased by John Goelet, New York, NY; 1967, gift of Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 13, 1967)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet

Indian, About 1760

Object Place

Bundi or Kota, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 33.8 x 24.1 cm (13 5/16 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

67.796

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Collections

Asia

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