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Folio 589 from a Rasikapriya. In and around a palace summer pavilion ladies express concern for a lovelorn Nayika. Mewar, circa 1780. Opaque watercolour with gold on wasli. 25.3 x 22cm
As is the rule with Rasikapriya illustrations the Nayika (romantic heroine) is a princess and the Nayaka (romantic hero) for whom she yearns is Krishna.
Ref: Mewar Rasikapriya Nayika 41011
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