Krishna Dancing: Page from the Dispersed “Boston” Rasikapriya (Lover’s Breviary)

Krishna plays the flute and dances with and among peacocks during the monsoon to a chorus of drums and cymbals. The manuscript’s illuminations show the influence of Mughal art.

Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper


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