Krishna killing the Horse-Demon, Keshi. Folio from the Issarda Bhagavata Purana series, Delhi-Agra region, ca.1575.
Meghamallara, megha, "cloud" in Sanskrit, under the paint: trunk. Krishna dances, 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.
Tuti-Nama (Tales of a Parrot): Tale XII: Merchant's Daughter, on her Way to Meet the Gardener, Encounters the Wolf and the Bandits c. 1560
Carved polychrome ivory relief plaque of Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar of Mysore, India, 19th century
Balarama Carried By The Demon Pralamba. Page from the a dispersed Bhagavatta Purana, Manuscript, Opaque watercolor on paper, India, Agra-Dehli area ?, c. 1560-65