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Krishna and the Gopis Begin their Love Play

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Inscription

On reverse, in lower margin, in Devanagari: "Pace Bhagvan su Krida Karti" possible translation: "After they met Krishna, they get into water krida (?)." Longer inscription in top margin, now partly cut off (to be read).

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1959.

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Indian, Rajasthani, About 1720–40

Object Place

Kota, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 49.7 x 32.7 cm (19 9/16 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.706

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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