Lord Krishna Playing Holi with Radha

19th century

Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum
Hyderabad, India

Miniature painting depicting ''Vasanta Ragini", Lord Krishna and Radha standing in the centre, seven "gopis" or cowherd girls in front of them, one with a mridang and the other holding a flower pot, six "gopis" standing behind with a bowl full of colour. "Gulal" or colour is being sprinkled and is seen on the gound too. The border of the painting is with gold and dark blue with an inscription at the top.


  • Title: Lord Krishna Playing Holi with Radha
  • Date Created: 19th century
  • Location: Salar Jung Museum, Hyderabad
  • Location Created: India
  • Subject Keywords: Holi
  • Type: Miniature painting
  • Medium: Paper, Pigment
  • School: Ragamala
  • Province: India

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