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Shiva, Parvati and Nandi

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1855 - ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (Painter)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.2:75-1917

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Shiva and Parvati mounted on Nandi, the bull.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca.1855 - ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (Painter)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper

Dimensions

Height: 360 mm maximum, Width: 371 mm maximum, Height: 379 mm card onto which object mounted, Width: 291 mm card onto which object mounted

Object history note

Part of an album, containing 196 prints, paintings and pen and pencil drawings together with 37 loose pages of paintings, calligraphic drawings, and outline pen drwings. The album was collected by late J. Lockwood Kipling when he was Principal of the Mayo School of Art, Lahore. The album was presented to the Museum by his son Rudyard Kipling in 1917.

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva and Parvati mounted on Nandi, opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1855-1860

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, W.G., BazaarPaintings of Calcutta the Style of Kalighat, Victoria & Albert Museum, London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1953, pp.22-23.

Archer, W.G., Kalighat Paintings a Catalogue and Introduction, Victoria & Albert Museum, London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1971, pp.49-51.
SBN 11 290029 1

Materials

Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint; Tin alloy

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Bull; Hinduism; Deities

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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