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Bhairava

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    West Bengal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1900 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.100-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Bhairava riding a black dog, accompanied by two Bairagis with drawn swords. A fragment of a scroll painting on paper, by a member of the Jadu Patus caste.

Place of Origin

West Bengal (made)

Date

ca. 1900 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

IS. 90 to 128-1954 were purchased for £150, from Maggs Bros.

Descriptive line

Painting, Bhairava riding dog, opaque watercolour on paper, West Bengal, ca. 1900

Production Note

West Bengal

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Swords; Dog

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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