Painting

ca. 1890 (made)
Not currently on display at the V&A

Place Of Origin

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.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard
Brief Description
Painting, Prahlada attacked by elephant, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890
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.
Content description
Prahlada, son of Hiranyakasipu, attacked by an elephant sent by his father, prays to Vishnu and is saved.
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
(inscribed in Bengali)
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.96-1959

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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