Krishna Fluting for the Gopis

Indian
About 1900


Object Place: Possibly Delhi area, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 45.6 x 30cm (17 15/16 x 11 13/16in.) Framed: 24 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (62.9 x 47.5 cm)

Accession Number

56.583

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On obverse, in rondels in top and bottom margins: brief titles in Persian or Urdu (to be read). On reverse, in brown ink, in English: "Krishna God with Radja and Gopis/ Collection Josen Banks/ Delhi, India 1909/1921"

Provenance

Given to the Museum by Gino Perera in 1956. Notation on reverse indicates former collection Josen Banks, possibly in Delhi, with dates 1909-1921.

Credit Line

Gift of Gino Lorenzo Perera