Krishna Observes Radha

This illustration, titled Krishna Observes Radha, "Half Hidden, Half Revealed", is from a collection of love poems called the Sat Sai, meaning Seven Hundred Verses, by the poet Bihari Lal Chaube. It was painted sometime between 1755 and 1795 by an unknown artist in India. This type of art has many names, including illustration, miniature, and manuscript art. Manuscript art illustrates epics, fables and religious texts, as well providing visualization to oral narratives.