Women Artists in Mughal times!!


    Image: Lalita Ragini, Page from a dispersed Ragamala Series, ca. 1640 (Brooklyn Museum). [Bundi, Kota, Rajasthan]

    “This relatively early example from Bundi depicts the musical theme Lalita, in which a male lover leaves a passionate tryst early in the morning. He looks back fondly at the woman, and one senses that he would gladly have stayed for more.”

    Read more about Ragamala paintings here; more on Sahifa Banu and the Mughal women painters.