Bhairava Raga

Indian, Rajasthani
about 1710


Object Place: Bikaner or late Mughal, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/2 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.71

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

In Urdu: "The first raga, Bhairava, the 4 watches before the dawn" (AKC)

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1917, through Ananda Coomaraswamy, who was not yet curator at the time.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund