Krishna plays the flute at night during a storm. (Megh Mallar) India.
Radha Krishna in the Garden of Love
krishna+and+radha | Krishna and Radha
Meghamallara, megha, "cloud" in Sanskrit, under the paint: trunk. Krishna dances to celebrate the rains, accompanied by 4 musicians playing the tambourine, the bin, cymbals. The cataka birds await the monsoon, refugees in a tree foliage. According to traditions, the Meghamallara raga sung or played on an instrument causes the coming of the rains. Rajput, Provincial Mughal, 18th cent.
Radha and Krishna, 1800s India, Calcutta, Kalighat painting, 19th century black ink, color and silver paint, and graphite underdrawing on paper, Painting only - h:40.40 w:27.90 cm (h:15 7/8 w:10 15/16 inches). Gift of William E. Ward in memory of his wife, Evelyn Svec Ward 2003.167 | Cleveland Museum of Art
The Lady with the Hawk; Illustration to the Musical Mode Ragini Vasant