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Krishna Celebrates Holi with Radha and the Gopis

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Purchased by Mr. Paul F. Walter from Doris Wiener Gallery, NYC, in 1972. Collection of Paul F. Walter, New York, NY from 1972 to 2002. Purchased by MFA at auction: "Important Indian Miniatures from the Paul F. Walter Collection," Sotheby's NY, November 14, 2002, lot 29.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund

Indian, Rajasthani, about 1750–60

  • Attributed to Nihal Chand, Indian, active in Kishangarh in the mid-18th century
Object Place

Kishangarh, Rajasthan, Northern India


Overall: 19.4 x 15.9 cm (7 5/8 x 6 1/4 in.) Framed: 47.6 x 37.5 cm (18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper