Khambhavati Ragini, from an illustrated Ragamala series

Indian, Rajasthani
about 1695
Rukn-ul-din (Indian, late 17th century)


Object Place: Bikaner, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26.7 x 19.4cm (10 1/2 x 7 5/8in.) Framed: 18.8 x 14.8 cm (7 3/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.519

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On reverse, in Devanagari: "Khambhavati" "Kam Rukdiroa?", plus inventory seal of Maharaja of Bikaner, number 2340, signed by Khet Singh

Provenance

1968, library of the Maharaja of Bikaner [see note 1]. Sold from a private collection to Kapoor Galleries, New York; 1999, sold by Kapoor Galleries to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 1999)

NOTES:
[1] The painting bears the 1968 inventory stamp of the library of the Maharaja of Bikaner. The Maharaja sold much of his collection in Europe in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Credit Line

Keith McLeod Fund