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A lady's toilet. Drawings and manuscript verse after Keśavadāsa.

  • Keśavadāsa, 1555?-1617?
Reference
541349i
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About this work

Physical description

2 sheets : black ink, and orange ink over pencil ; sheet 23.8 x 14.8 cm and sheet 23.8 x 15 cm

Lettering

Atha aștanayakanakadohā ... Atha abisamdhitā laksņama

Notes

With: old folder and typed catalogue notes

Contents

Sheet 1 has on one side a love poem in Hindi by Keshavdas Mishra (1555-1617). Incipit: Atha aștanayakanakadohā. On the other side, a drawing: a crowned figure paints the toenails of a seated woman, over whom a servant wafts a fan
Sheet 2 has on one side a love poem in Hindi by Keshavdas Mishra (1555-1617) related to the drawing. Incipit: Atha abisamdhitā laksņama. On the other side, a drawing: a woman sits in a pavilion as another woman walks away from her

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 541349i

Languages

  • Hindi


Holdings

  • two sheets

Where to find it

  • sheet 1

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    541349i.1
  • sheet 2

    LocationStatusAccess
    Closed stores
    541349i.2

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