Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto)

c. 1890
Secondary Support: 48.5 x 29.3 cm (19 1/8 x 11 9/16 in.); Painting only: 45.5 x 27.4 cm (17 15/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Location: not on view
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This image is taken from popular dramas where Krishna, lover of the cowgirls (gopis), disguises himself as a boatman to ferry a demure Radha, his favorite gopi. It depicts devotion and the intensity of separated lovers.
Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto)

Krishna Ferrying Radha Across the Yamuna River (recto)

c. 1890

Eastern India, Bengal, Kolkata, Kalighat

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