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Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery

Musical Mode Ragini Diskar, from a dispersed Ragamala manuscript

late 17th century

Opaque watercolor on paper

approx.: 17 1/2 x 11 3/4 in. (44.5 x 29.8 cm)
Gift of Lauder Greenway, B.A. 1925, Ph.D. 1930
1940.19
This painting, which illustrates an evening tryst in July or August, is based on a musical mode inspired by the sound of summer rain.
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
India, Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Paintings
Geography: 
India
Status: 
By appointment
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