9.

Folio from a Ragamala series                                                    

Bhramarananda raga, son of Malkos raga

Bilaspur, 1730-40

Opaque pigments and gold on paper, red border

8 ½ by 4 7/8 in., 21.5 by 12.5 cm. miniature

6 7/8 by 10 ½ in., 17.7 by 26.7 cm. folio

 

Inscriptions

On the verso in takri:

Malakoshe de putra Bhramaranande patra 12

and in nagari:

Malakosha da putra Bhramarananda chheya 6 patra 12

‘Bhramarananda 6th son of Malkosh, leaf 12’

 

Provenance

Galerie Marco Polo, Paris, before 1980

Private collection, Paris, 1980s-2015