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Krishna and Radha exchange clothes in the moonlight: PD.114-1948

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Krishna and Radha exchange clothes in the moonlight

Maker(s)

Unknown (Miniaturist)

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1946 by P.C. Manuk and Miss G.M. Coles, through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 175 mm
Width: 123 mm

Relative size of this object

12.3 m17.5 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Kangra ⪼ Pahari (Punjab Hills) ⪼ India

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1948) by Manuk, P. C. and Coles, G. M., Miss

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1790

School or Style

Kangra School

Materials used in production

Bodycolour
Ink
Gold

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour and gold on paper

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.114-1948
Primary reference Number: 33353
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 13 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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