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Asavari Ragini [slides] Lady sits on a rocky hillock beneath trees, pulling a large serpent towards her which she has lured with a snake-charmer's pipe which is now discarded beside her British Library

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Series: Johnson Collection from British Library. Publisher: London British Library Description: 1 Slide, Col. ill 35mm.Subject(s): Painting-Central India | Central India Painting | Ragamala painting | Raga, Asavari | Music-IndiaDDC classification: BL-JC
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BL-JC 560 (30) (J39) 30 (Browse shelf) Available IGNCA-SL1371

IGNCA slides collection, cross reference, Indian Miniatures in the India Office Library by Toby Falk and Mildred Archer (London1981) BL-JC 560 (30)(J39) 30,p.296; Central India, c1780; Johnson Album 39, nos 1-36; Arranged according to Hanuman's system (see Appendix, p.320); Inscribed with Sanskrit verses of Damodara's Sangitadarpana (see Appendix, p.323); Gouache with gold: orange borders; 210 by 135mm including text area; page 247 by 175mm; Published: Randle (1941), 170-71: Ebeling (1973), 216, no.99: Waldscmidt (1975), 543, no.54; Discussed: Shirreff in MSS.Eur.D.500/3; Johnsn Album 39, no.30; Reverse: Braj Bhasha Verse in nasta'liq; Reproduced: Stchoukine (1929), pl.LXXIX; See Gangoly (1935), II.pl.LVII for the Sanskrit description