Description The musical "mode" ("raga, ragini") is a melody reduced to its basic elements. Modes were classified and given names, and sets of paintings with the same names were produced with the mode represented by a woman. Here the mode is "chaiti," which is sung in the late afternoon.
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
Download Image Add to Collection Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Creative Commons License