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Description Among all the women of Krishna’s hometown of Brindavan, Radha is his most beloved. In a companion sculpture to this Radha (F.153), Krishna plays his flute, charming all who hear his music. Radha dances to the tune, gracefully lifting her arm. When the two sculptures were enshrined and worshiped together, they would have been adorned in clothing and jewelry.
  • 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.
Provenance Arnold Lieberman, New York [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore, April 1974, by purchase.
Credit Promised gift of John and Berthe Ford

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16th century
gilded bronze
Accession Number
5 3/4 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (14.6 x 8.3 x 3.2 cm)
  • Nepal (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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