An illustration to a Ragamala series: Desvarari Ragini, India, Bundi, circa 18th century
An illustration to a Ragamala series: Desvarari Ragini
India, Bundi, circa 18th century
Opaque watercolor on paper heightened with gold
folio: 11 ⅕ by 9 in., 28.4 by 22.9 cm, unframed
image: 9 ⅔ by 7 ¾ in., 24.5 by 19.7 cm
In good overall condition. With some visible cracking, but no attendant losses to the white ground surrounding the two female figures. With some flaking and minor loss underneath and around the seat of the figure at the lower left and along the left side of the red base underneath the figure on the right. With additional flaking noticeable along the flowers of the yellow textile design on the bed. A minor loss to the gray ground on the third step on the left side of the painting. Minor wear to the upper right corner of the border. Exhibited in a temporary exhibition frame.
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