Krisna and Radha from Rasikapriya

Historical period(s)
ca. 1634
Malwa Court
Central Indian School
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
H x W: 20.5 x 15.7 cm (8 1/16 x 6 3/16 in)
India, Malwa, Madhya Pradesh state
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Freer Gallery of Art Collection
Accession Number
On View Location
Currently not on view


India, Krishna, lovers, Radha, Rasikapriya
Provenance research underway.
Published References
  • Harsha V. Dehejia. Rasikapriya: Ritikavya of Keshavdas in Ateliers of Love. .
  • Keshavadasa Rasikapriya. Delhi. .
  • Smithsonian Institution. Report of the Secretary, 1935. Washington, 1935-1936. pl. 1.
  • Smithsonian Institution. Annual Report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, 1935. Washington, 1935-1936. appendix 3, pl. 1.
  • Vishakha Nirubhai Desai. Connoisseur's Delights: Early "Rasikapriya" Paintings of India. 2 vols. Ann Arbor. .
  • 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.
  • Mario Bussagli. Indian Miniatures. London and New York. p. 61, pl. 26.
  • Krishna Prakash Bahadur, UNESCO. The Rasikapriya of Keshavadasa. UNESCO Collection of Representative Works, 1st ed. Delhi. p. 145.
Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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