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Culture:India, Deccani or Bengali
Title:A Meeting of Krishna and Radha
Date Made:19th century
Materials:opaque watercolor on paper
Measurements:Mount: 14 in x 18 1/16 in; 35.6 cm x 45.9 cm; Sheet/Image: 10 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 26 cm x 19 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1967.55
Credit Line:Gift of Alban G. Widgery

Krishna, an incarnation of the god Vishnu, was not only a hero-god, but also became involved in human affairs. A friend of countryfolk, in miniatures he is often shown sporting with the milkmaids or gopis and had a special passion for one of them, Radha.

figures; Hinduism; religion; love; lovers; couples; servants

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