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Savitri and Yama

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.136-1914

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, watercolour on paper, Savitri pleading with Yama, the god of death, for the life of her dead husband, Satyavan; from the Mahabharata.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 446 mm, Width: 276 mm, Height: 468 mm cardboard onto which object mounted, Width: 299 mm cardboard onto which object mounted

Descriptive line

Painting, Savitri pleading with Yama for the life of Satyavan, watercolour on paper, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Water-colour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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