A remorseful Krishna approaches Radha , Circa 1780
Tempera on paper
Image 24.2 x 17.8 cm. Folio 31.8 x 25.5 cm.
Inscribed in Devnagari on reverse 'atrantare masaea-rona-vacham-asema- niuchvasaniu saha-mukhea sumukhem upetya savreoam eknita-sakhe-vadana pradone sananda-gadgada-padaa harir ity uvacha' 'With the advent of evening Shri Hari approached Radha, whose face was...
'With the advent of evening Shri Hari approached Radha, whose face was softening as her anger abated. Exhausted from endless sighing, she glanced bashfully at the face of her sakhi as Krishna, blossoming in bliss, stammered an emotional appeal.'