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miniature painting of Krishna with milkmaids
  • British Raj (present-day India)
    Rajputana (present-day Rajastan)
  • miniature painting of Krishna with milkmaids, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: British Raj (present-day India), possibly Rajputana (present-day Rajastan)
  • paint, camel bone
  • Canvas/Support: oval: 19.1 x 13.3 cm
    Canvas/Support: oval: 7 1/2 x 5 1/4 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Starr
  • On view: Gallery 401 Cabinet D2
  • 1967.0058
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Krishna, painted in blue, is standing before a tree, holding a musical instrument. On either side is a young woman seated on the ground. Cattle appear in the background. There are brightly colored birds in the tree before which Krishna stands.