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    Ragamala Watercolor Painting
    India.
    Deccan, mid-18th Century.
    Frame 16-3/4" x 14-3/8".
    FIne painting on thick paper, from a Ragamala series, illustrations inspired by verbal manifestation by musicologists of a raga, an Indian melody. This depicts a lady of royalty in repose upon a bed within a portico. She stares at her reflection in a mirror held up by one of three female attendants standing before her. Fine detail in gold and vibrant colors, architectural detail in background, as well as birds in a pool, set in garden of trees and flowers. Small hole at bottom edge of scene, one corner bent. Matted and framed in gilt frame.


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    March, 2008
    19th Wednesday
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