Ascetic in a landscape, illustrating the musical mode Bangali Ragini

The mode Bangali is visualised as an ascetic who sits in meditation holding his mala (beads) beside a small linga shrine to Shiva. His pastoral dwelling is shown as a colourful pavilion.


  • Title

    Ascetic in a landscape, illustrating the musical mode Bangali Ragini

  • Series

    Garland of Ragas

  • Associated place

    north Deccan (place of creation)
  • Date

    c. 1675
  • Material and technique

    gouache on paper

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  • Dimensions

    mount 55.9 x 40.6 cm (height x width)
    painting 26.3 x 22 cm (height x width)
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  • Credit line

    Purchased, 2001.

  • Museum location

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

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