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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: SETMALAR RAGINI
AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: SETMALAR RAGINI

PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, LATE 18TH CENTURY

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AN ILLUSTRATION TO A RAGAMALA SERIES: SETMALAR RAGINI
PROVINCIAL MUGHAL, LATE 18TH CENTURY
Opaque watercolour and gold on paper, the female ascetic seated and listening to music in front of a cave, the male visitor playing a sitar, the cave's entrance under a tall hill surrounded with water, the dark clouds above them pouring with rain, between gold and silver-speckled borders, laid down on gold-speckled blue card, a gold cusped medallion at top inscribed with 7ll. of black and red devanagari script, some rubbing, mounted
Painting 5¼ x 3¾in. (13.3 x 9.4cm.); page 14 x 9 5/8in. (35.5 x 24.5cm.)

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For an other page from the same album see lot 96.

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