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Ragini Kamod. Pahari paintings from the Himalayan foothills, 17th and 18th Century paintings from North Western India

Vishnu and Lakshmi Seated on a Lotus Blossum, early 1900s India, Pahari Hills, Kangra school, 19th century | Cleveland Museum of Art

Lalita ragini, her lover leaves wistfully in the early morning after a passionate tryst. Rajput late 18th C. India

A Prince and princess on horseback. 18th century. Mughal dynasty. Color and gold on paper. India.

Kakubha Ragini. Flanked by peacocks, the heroine is 'tormented by separation' from her beloved. Rajput, Provincial Mughal, 18th century.

"It is possible that this painting depicts the Hindu planetary deity Ketu, the personification of comets. Although the iconography does not follow typical representations of the deity (where he has a serpentine body), the two inscriptions identify the figure as this deity. The pencil inscription, ‘the dragons tail’ may refer to description of Ketu within the Ta’rik al-hind, c.1030, where the deity is described as the ‘tail of a dragon’" Company School, Patna, 19th century

Siva Subrahmanya asked to do penance. Album 185 illustrations of Shiva History. Karaikal (Tanjore), between 1727 and 1758. Siva Subrahmanya summons his son to go kill the giant Shurapadma after a penance of twelve years in a flower Tamare his paradise.


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Bhairava Rajput, Pahari, Jammu, G: first quarter 18th century Museum of Fine Arts, Boston