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Title:Krishna Sends an Emissary to Radha, illustration from a dispersed manuscript of the Rasraj (Supreme Connoisseur) of Matiram (1617–1716)
Date Made:ca. 1770
Materials:Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
Place Made:India; Madhya Pradesh, Datia, Bundelkhand court
Measurements:sight: 12 9/16 x 8 9/16 in.; 31.9088 x 21.7488 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Recto bears verses 24 and 25 of a previously unidentified Hindi (Brajbhasha) text
Accession Number:  SC 1981.27.3
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John Kenneth Galbraith (Catherine Atwater, class of 1934)
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

Hindi text on top in black; outdoor scene on patio of blue Krisna, Hindu god, sitting on a mat, a woman looking over her shoulder at him, and two women talking in lower left corner; gold leaf,

exterior; landscapes; architecture; religion; Hinduism; men; women; costume

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