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Lovers Watching an Approaching Thunderstorm

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Artist Unknown (India)

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ca. 1780-90

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Lovers Watching an Approaching Thunderstorm, Artist Unknown (India)
: The Paintings of Courtly India
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Medium: Paintings | Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Size: 13 3/16 x 10 5/16 in. (33.5 x 26.2 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, India, Kangra
Culture: Asia, India, Kangra
Style: late 18th century
Inscriptions: Verso:53 and A.1 written in pencil
Physical Description: A princely couple, surrounded by female musicians and attendants, gaze upon an approaching storm. The pastoral countryside is darkened on the right by thunder and lightning and punctuated by flying birds.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Margaret McMillan Webber Fund
Accession Number: 92.102
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009