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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1890 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

  • Museum number:

    IS.96-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Prahlada, son of Hiranyakasipu, attacked by an elephant sent by his father, prays to Vishnu and is saved.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1890 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard

Marks and inscriptions

'pralhada' [sic]
inscribed in Bengali

Descriptive line

Painting, Prahlada attacked by elephant, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Paint; Cardboard

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Prayer; Elephant

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Myths & Legends; Hinduism; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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