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Folio from a ragamala series:Folio from a ragamala series: Desvarati Ragini. Jaipur, circa 1820. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 16.8 x 13cm . Jaipur, circa 1820. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 16.8 x 13cm

On the back of the painting is a hand-written English description which - unusually for this type of Jaipuri series - is accurate enough. Its title refers to the name given it in 19th century Jaipur only.

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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

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