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Mola Ram (1743–1833) - A Night of Storm, ca. 1780. Nayika is going through the dark to meet her lover.

An Indian woman applies coloured powder to her "rangoli", a Hindu ritual design, in front of her house in Hyderabad on January 1, 2013. Rangolis are drawn in front of homes early in the morning with a beautiful motif to welcome relatives and friends to mark the New Year. — AFP Photo