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Item Details
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Culture
India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century
Title
Radha and Krishna
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Work Type
Painting
Date
1800s
Material
Black ink, watercolor, and tin paint, with graphite underdrawing on paper
Measurements
Secondary Support: 47.7 x 29.7 cm (18 3/4 x 11 11/16 in.); Painting only: 45.6 x 27.7 cm (17 15/16 x 10 7/8 in.)
Description
Radha, Krishna’s consort and foremost of the cowgirls (gopis), is depicted here with Krishna, seated on a divan. Popular stories of their romance evoke longing in separation, jealousy, and secret trysts. This image portrays their mutually passionate relationship.
Repository
Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Collection: Indian Art
Department: Indian and South East Asian Art
Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec Ward
Accession Number
Source
Image and original data from The Cleveland Museum of Art
License
Use of this image is in accordance with the applicable Terms & Conditions
File Properties
File Name
2003.156.b_full.tif
SSID
24622815

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