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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

  • Museum number:

    IS.98-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, two men fighting with bows and arrows.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

'drupad sikhandi'
Inscribed in Bengali. Sikhandin, son of Drupad, is alleged in one account to have shot the arrow which killed Bhishma.

Descriptive line

Painting, two men fighting with bows and arrows, watercolour and tin alloy on card, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Paint; Cardboard

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Arrows; Men; Battle; Bows

Categories

Paintings; Folk Art; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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