NayikaArtist(s)Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Udaipur SchoolObject Creation Date18th centuryMedium & Supportink, opaque watercolor, silver, and gold on paperDimensions
9 5/16 x 5 1/4 in. (23.5 x 13.3 cm);18 3/16 x 22 3/16 in. (46.04 x 56.2 cm)Credit LineGift of Mr. George P. Bickford for the James Marshall Plumer Memorial CollectionSubject matter
See Physical Description. Portrait-studies such as these are common within the tradition of Indian miniature painting. The presentation of the figure is meant to evoke sensual pleasure in the viewer.Physical Description
A bejewelled nayika holds an amorous pose. The portrait is focused on her upper body and side face.Primary Object ClassificationPaintingCollection AreaAsianRights
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