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Shiva and Ganesha

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.467-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Shiva with consort and Ganesha.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'God Seeva with his wife goddess Doorga and Son God Ganesh'

Dimensions

Height: 507 mm maximum, Width: 330 mm maximum

Object history note

Given by John Irwin, London, 1950

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva with consort and Ganesha, opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1860

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, W G: 'Kalighat Paintings', V&A, 1971, p53, 7vi

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper; Tin alloy

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deities

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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