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Title
A nayak and nayika scene
Creator
Unknown, India
Date Created and/or Issued
latter half 18 century A.D
Publication Information
Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive
Contributing Institution
UC Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Collection
Art Collection Highlights - Indian Miniature Paintings
Rights Information
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Description
The nayak (hero) confronts the nayika (heroine) in a courtyard while walls zigzag to cut the scene into various compartments. A man stands at a doorway in the center and a groom waits with a saddled and bridled horse outside the door.
Type
image
Format
Drawing ink on paper India, Punjab Hills, Kangra h 8 -11/16 x w 10 -1/4
Form/Genre
Drawing
Identifier
http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/kt2x0n99jt
1998.42.149
Place
India, Punjab Hills, Kangra