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Rama and Sita

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Jaipur (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:

    IS.202-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Rama and Sita enthroned, with Hanuman at their feet. Krishna, Lakshman and Balarama are in attendance behind. Unfinished, possibly a memoria technica, basic design with preliminary colours.

Place of Origin

Jaipur (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Rama and Sita with Hanuman, opaque watercolour on paper, Jaipur, mid 19th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deities; Throne

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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