Krishna Comes to Visit Radha

Indian, Rajasthani
1694/95––or earlier––
Attributed to Natthu


Object Place: Bikaner, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.8 x 13.8 cm (7 13/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.73

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, silver and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: Persian with date to Samvat 151 (=1694) and ascription to Natthu. Reverse: "Kam Natthuro, A2, Samvat 151" (Natthu is name of a Bikaner painter, A2 represents a rank in a librarian's quality-grading system)

Provenance

Purchased by MFA in 1917, with Ananda Coomaraswamy serving as agent.

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund