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Rama, Lava, Kusha and Hanuman

  • Object:

    Paintings

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.104A-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Rama fighting his sons Lava and Kusha, Hanuman leaps above them.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1880 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on paper

Dimensions

Height: 45.7 cm, Width: 28 cm

Descriptive line

Painting, Rama, Lava and Kusha, Hanuman above, watercolour and tin alloy on both sides of paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1880

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

Archer, W G: 'Kalighat Paintings', V&A, 1971

Materials

Watercolour; Paint; Tin alloy; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Monkey; Deity; Sons; Battle; Tree

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Religion; Myths & Legends; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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