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Krishna and Radha as Lovers, from a
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Krishna and Radha as Lovers, from a "Gitagovinda" Series


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Description After indulging their passionate desires, Radha asks Krishna to adorn her body with jeweled anklets and bracelets and her braid with flowers. By fulfilling these wishes, Krishna attests to Radha's control of their loving relationship.
Exhibitions
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong. 2001-2003.
  • Goddess Divine Energy. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. 2006-2007.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2001, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2001

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Period
ca. 1780
Medium
pigments on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.861
Measurements
6 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (17.5 x 27.6 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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