Ragini Todi (Wife of Raga Malkounsa)

Ragini Todi (Wife of Raga Malkounsa)

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The idea of associating music with painting is unique to Indian art. Indeed the transposition of modes of music into painting is one of the supreme achievements of the artist of the Rajasthani School.


It is said that Ragini Todi, the wife of Raga Malkounsa is a wonderful creation of the creator. She is portrayed as a lovelorn nayika (heroine) searching for her lover in every nook and corner of the forest. The deer, offering affection and understanding tenderly, is a symbolic representation as a companion to the desperate nayika. It is the most gentle among animals and suggests childlike innocence. In some contexts, it is also a symbol of auspiciousness and holiness.

The lady has a delicate face with a prominent forehead, slightly receding chin and almond shaped eyes that bespeak of her passion for her lover as well as her eagerness of waiting. Her body is young and lissome, limbs tender, the breasts full, and the hands and feet delicate. The concave curve of the urn comfortably fits into the convex of her waist. She wears a multi-pleated ghagra with a short choli and a diaphanous odhini: an attire typical of Rajasthan.

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Item Code: HK77
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Water Color Painting on PaperArtist: Kailash Raj
6.0 inches X 8.0 inches
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