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Rati

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Trichinopoly (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on watermarked paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.419-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Rati, the shakti of Manmatha or Kama, the god of love, mounted on a horse composed of five women. From a series of 100 drawings of Hindu deities created in South India.

Place of Origin

Trichinopoly (made)

Date

ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on watermarked paper

Marks and inscriptions

A horse composed of five women with its rider Ratheedavee the lady of Munmadah

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, Width: 18 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr A. Churchill, 1923.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on watermarked paper, Trichinopoly, ca. 1825

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

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 30 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Hinduism; Paintings; Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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