Gita Govinda: Krishna awaiting Radha

Indian, Rajasthani
Probably 1629
Attributed to Sahibdin (Indian, active about 1620–55)


Object Place: Mewar, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26.3 x 18.6cm (10 3/8 x 7 5/16in.) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

32.53

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Books and manuscripts

Inscription

Inscription in front top: "He is making a bed of banana leaves and decorating it with flowers that attract the humming bees. He keeps looking at the path in anticipation of your arrival." -- Krishna Prepares for Love.

Provenance

Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1932.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection