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Durga

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Punjab Hills (probably, made)
    Mankot (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn in black in on paper, with areas of red

  • Museum number:

    IS.165-1991

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing, ink on paper, Durga on her lion, the eight-armed goddess is shown astride her vehicle, the lion. In her right arms she holds a sword, a trident, a mace and a cup, in her left, a bow, two snakes, a noose and a chhatri.

Place of Origin

Punjab Hills (probably, made)
Mankot (possibly, made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Drawn in black in on paper, with areas of red

Dimensions

Height: 20.4 cm, Width: 14.5 cm

Descriptive line

Drawing, Durga on her lion, ink on paper, probably Punjab Hills, possibly Mankot, early 19th century

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Painted; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Snakes; Lion; Deity; Cups; Mace

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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