Illustration from a Gita Govinda series

As is often the case with paintings that illustrate manuscripts, the text at the top, written in the Devanagari script, identifies the scene. Two different vignettes portray a single narrative, a device often found in Indian paintings; here, Radha sits alone at the right and later meets Krishna at the left.

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper


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