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Medium:
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 26.2 x 16.1 cm (10 5/16 x 6 5/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
Bundi, Rajasthan state, India
Date:
ca. 1680
Court:
Bundi Court
School/Tradition:
Rajput school
Description:
In an inner part of an architectural setting, a woman adorns herself with an earring held in one hand while she holds the end of her braid in the other. She is looking into a mirror held by her maid who holds a necklace. A third woman sits before the chamber playing on a vina. The ground is green, the curtains red, the buildings white and pink.
Inscriptions:
1. (Carol Bolon, January 1991) "Confidante, vilaval ragini" is inscribed in Persian on the upper left and "vilaval ragini" is inscribed on the upper right in Devanagari.
Collection:
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Exhibition History:
Female Imagery in Indian Painting (February 9 to August 5, 1996)
South and South East Asian Art (May 9, 1993 to February 7, 2000)
Topic:
playing  Search this
music  Search this
woman  Search this
vina  Search this
ragamala  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1990.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30b2586b7-0ea5-4302-a1bb-5c5840d3cd24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1990.10