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Rama and Sita

Painting
ca. 1720 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, from a Rasamanjari series, the devoted husband, illustrating Rama's concerns for Sita.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Rasamanjari, the devoted husband, opaque watercolour on paper, Jammu, ca. 1720
Physical Description
Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, from a Rasamanjari series, the devoted husband, illustrating Rama's concerns for Sita.
Dimensions
  • Height: 219mm (maximum)
  • Width: 337mm (maximum)
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 161mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 280mm
19/06/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013; object irregular in shape
Content description
Rama and Sita, walking hand in hand.
Style
Production
By a Jammu artist
Subjects depicted
Literary ReferenceRasamanjari
Bibliographic References
  • Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022p.192, cat. no. 9.
  • McGill, Forrest; The Rama Epic; Hero, Heroine, Ally, Foe, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, 2016p. 122, cat. no. 59
Collection
Accession Number
IS.116-1960

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record createdJanuary 18, 2008
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