A Lady Playing the Tanpura, ca. 1735/ India (Rajasthan, Kishangarh) / Ink, opaque and transparent watercolor, and gold on paper/ collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Guides to Iconography and Mythology
Primary Religious Texts
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