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Kalighat Painting

Object Number:29-225-23
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Indian
Provenience: India
Calcutta
Date Made: 19th Century
Early Date: 1800
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Krishna
Radha
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Kalighat painting on cardboard. Image of Krishna dancing with Radha. Krishna is playing the flute. Folk art style with thin, bright pigments loosely applied. Some silver paint.

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