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Krishna Comes to Visit Radha

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Inscription

Obverse: Persian with date to Samvat 151 (=1694) and ascription to Natthu. Reverse: "Kam Natthuro, A2, Samvat 151" (Natthu is name of a Bikaner painter, A2 represents a rank in a librarian's quality-grading system)

Provenance

Purchased by MFA in 1917, with Ananda Coomaraswamy serving as agent.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Indian, Rajasthani, 1694/95––or earlier––

Object Place

Bikaner, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.73

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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