Central India, Malwa, 17th Century / Krishna's Insomnia, Page from a Rasikapriya / 1634Central India, Malwa, 17th Century
Krishna's Insomnia, Page from a Rasikapriya

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Creator Nationality: Asian; Indian Sub-Continent; Indian; Central Indian; Malwa
Creator Name-CRT: Central India, Malwa, 17th Century
Title: Krishna's Insomnia, Page from a Rasikapriya
Title Type: Primary
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Creation Start Date: 1634
Creation End Date: 1634
Creation Date: 1634
Object Type: Paintings
Classification Term: Painting
Materials and Techniques: Ink and color on paper
Dimensions: Image: 17.8cm x 13.8cm, Overall: 20.5cm x 16.5cm
Inscriptions: recto, accross top: She comes to embrace me only after I appease her in millions of ways. [Even while embracing me] she keeps her mind wide awake and often looks around in the midst of sleep [i.e. Krishna cannot sleep soundly]. Although my beloved is away, she [Sleep] does not trust me for a moment. I can never know her. Behaving like a newly wedded shy wife, she runs away from me in the middle of the night." V. Dwivedi, 1968, Appendix B, p. 27.
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1938.303
Credit Line: Gift of N. M. Heeramaneck
Rights: http://www.clemusart.com/museum/disclaim2.html
Provenance: Heeramaneck
AMICA ID: CMA_.1938.303
AMICA Library Year: 2001
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art

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