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

18th century

Opaque watercolor on paper

Approx.: 17 1/2 × 11 3/4 in. (44.5 × 29.8 cm)
Gift of Lauder Greenway, B.A. 1925, Ph.D. 1930
1940.24
Geography: 
India
Culture: 
Indian
Period: 
Mughal dynasty (1526–1857)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Said to have been given by the Maharaja of Kishangarh to a British army officer for services rendered in 1857. Imre Schwaiger (1868-1940), New Delhi, India; sold in India to Lauder Greenway (1904–1981), New York, 1938; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1940

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