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Asian Art
Artist: Bundi School

Ragini Bhairavi, from a Garland of Musical Modes (Ragamala) manuscript

ca. 1760–70

Opaque watercolor on paper

8 1/2 × 10 3/4 in. (21.6 × 27.3 cm) matted (matted): 19 1/2 × 14 1/2 in.(49.5 × 36.8 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1974.91.3
The intricate patterning and colors of this rendition of Ragini Bhairavi create a richly textured surface. The strategic use of gold pigment draws the viewer’s attention to fine details such as the base of the idol in the center, while the white temple and courtyard stand out against the surrounding dark green foliage.
Geography: 
Made in Rajasthan, India
Culture: 
Indian, Rajasthan, Bundi
Period: 
India, Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Paintings
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