Rites and Beliefs of the Hindus

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ca. 1774 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

The dwelling places of the gods, the planets and signs of the zodiac, compiled for Jai Singh, taken from various Sanskrit texts.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Watercolour
Brief Description
Gentil; Manuscripts, Col J B J Gentil, Faizabad, ca. 1774. Page number 51 (Gentil numbered two successive pages '22'). The dwelling places of the gods, the planets and signs of the zodiac.
Physical Description
The dwelling places of the gods, the planets and signs of the zodiac, compiled for Jai Singh, taken from various Sanskrit texts.
Dimensions
  • Length: 37cm
  • Width: 53.5cm
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
(Inscribed with notes relating to the illustrations and a list of contents giving Gentil's title and a brief description for each folio. Inscribed inside front cover.)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 122 p. ISBN 0944142303
Collection
Accession Number
IS.25:52-1980

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