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Style: Pahari; Type: Deities and ragas; Title: 'A lady offers milk to a snake, depicting the musical mode Ramakali Ragini', Basohli, 1690-1695

A lady offers milk to a snake, illustrating the musical mode Ramakali Ragini Basohli, 1690 - 1695 The Ashmolean Museum

A lady and prince at a well, illustrating the musical mode Raga Kumbha.           In a scene based on a folk tale, the musical mode Kumbha is shown as a young woman lowering her pot (kumbha) into the village well to draw water. A prince on a hunting expedition has meanwhile arrived on the scene. As he requests a drink, the girl gazes demurely down at her pitcher.

A lady and prince at a well, illustrating the musical mode Raga Kumbha…

Style: Pahari; Type: Deities and ragas; Title: 'Wrestlers, depicting the musical mode Raga Malava', Basohli, c. 1680

Type: Deities and ragas; Title: 'Wrestlers, depicting the musical mode Raga Malava', Basohli, c.

Kamoda Ragini, Page from a Ragamala Series, ca. 1605-1610. Opaque watercolor on paper, sheet

ca, Kamoda Ragini, This reflects the indigenous Indian aesthetic of bright, flat colors, decorative patterning popular in Northern India. Devnagari script indicates the ragini

A prince and lady meeting, illustrating the musical mode Raga Madhava. a prince seated within a palace chamber who greets a lady standing at its threshold. She extends her hands in a complaisant gesture and soon she will no doubt enter the chamber. Basohli or Nurpur, c. 1680.

A Prince Seated within a Palace Chamber and Greets a Lady, Illustration the Musical Mode Raga Madhava, Basholi Painting,

ca. 1600 Gunakali Ragini, arranging flowers, the 2 vases symbolize her and her lover.

1600 Gunakali Ragini, arranging flowers, the 2 vases symbolize her and her lover.

Krishna Embraces the Gopis ; Krishna Dances With the Gopis, folio from a Gita Govinda series.  Date     19th century.    Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow.

From the Harvard Art Museums’ collections Krishna Embraces the Gopis (painting, recto); Krishna Dances With the Gopis (painting, verso), folio from a Gita Govinda series

On hearing about the mighty deeds of the monkeys gathered by Sugriva, Rama embraces him.

On hearing about the mighty deeds of the monkeys gathered by Sugriva, Rama embraces him.

"Todi Ragini". circa 1750. Area of Origin: Pahari or Jammu region, India. "Todi is one of the most important ragas of North India. In the Rajasthani tradition, she is always pictured as a beautiful woman holding a vina (stringed instrument) and standing in a green forest. In the Pahari tradition, she is represented as a woman at the spinning wheel trying to occupy her time while longing for her lover." See comment.:

ca 1750 Origin: Pahari A woman at the spinning wheel trying to occupy her time while longing for her lover.

The Timid Bride, ca. 1800. India (Punjab Hills, Kangra). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1958 (58.1.2)

The Timid Bride Date: ca. 1800 Culture: India (Punjab Hills, Kangra) Medium: Ink, opaque watercolor, and gilt on paper Dimensions: 7 x 5 in. x cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1958 Accession Number:

A Lady And Her Falcon Oudh, Mughal India, Circa 1780, Painting 5 x 3.3/4in. (12.7 x 9.5cm.); page 13.5/8 x 8.5/8in. (34.9 x 21.9cm.) Price Realized   $2,725 Estimate $2,517 - $3,356

A Lady And Her Falcon Oudh, Mughal India, Circa 1780, Painting 5 x 3.3/4in. (12.7 x 9.5cm.); page 13.5/8 x 8.5/8in. (34.9 x 21.9cm.) Price Realized $2,725 Estimate $2,517 - $3,356

Ragamala: Madhumadhavi Ragini of Bhairav. ca. 1610.  San Diego Museum of Art. CA.

Series Title: Ragamala Suite Name: Ragamala Display Artist: Shiv Chand Creation Date: ca. 1610 Display Dimensions: 8 in. cm x cm) Credit Line: Edwin Binney Collection Accession Number: Collection: The San Diego Museum of Art

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