The beloved (Radha) in conversation with her confidante from a Rasikapriya

Historical period(s)
Mughal dynasty, ca. 1617
Mughal Court
Mughal School
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H x W: 7.9 x 13.2 cm (3 1/8 x 5 3/16 in)
India, Uttar Pradesh state, Agra
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


Hinduism, India, Mughal dynasty (1526 - 1858), Radha, Rasikapriya
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Vishakha Nirubhai Desai. Connoisseur's Delights: Early "Rasikapriya" Paintings of India. 2 vols. Ann Arbor. .
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston. .
  • Dr. Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. Two Leaves from a Seventeeth Century Manuscript of the Rasikapriya. vol. 3, no. 1 New York, December 1930. pp. 14-21.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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