Artist Indian
  • A Musical Mode: Abundant Clouds, A Joyful Celebration of the Rains to Come
Date late 17th century
Medium Pigment on paper
Dimensions Sheet: 7 3/4 × 5 3/4 inches (19.7 × 14.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, General Membership Fund
Accession Number 26.388.B
Department Asian Art
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in two different scripts
(Dr. Ananda Coomaraswamy);
1926-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Coomaraswamy, Ananda K. Rajput Painting, vol. 2. Oxford, 1916, (pl. 2) (as Rajasthani School, mid-16th century).

A.C. Eastman. "Six Indian Paintings." Bulletin of the DIA 8, no. 5 (February 1927).

Rajput Painting. Exh. cat., Asia Society. New York, 1960, cat. no. 4b (as Central India, Malwa, ca. 1630).

Miniatures and Small Sculptures from India Exhibition Catalogue. Exh. cat., University Gallery, University of Florida. Gainesville, 1966, cat. no. 34c.

Spink, Walter M. Krishnamandala: A Devotional Theme in Indian Art. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1971, pp. 69 (ill.), 121.

University Liggett Antiques Show. Exh. cat., University Liggett School. Grosse Pointe Woods, 1979, p. 15.

Mitchell, S.W. "The Asian Collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts." Orienations 13, no. 5 (May 1982): pp. 14-36 (fig. 5).