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Aswatthaman and Duryodhana

Painting
ca. 1890 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Aswatthaman showing the five heads to Duryodhana. The heads belong to the five Pandava brothers that he killed.


Object details
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Object type
Materials and techniques
Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard
Brief description
Painting, Aswatthaman showing heads to Duryodhana, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890
Physical description
Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Aswatthaman showing the five heads to Duryodhana. The heads belong to the five Pandava brothers that he killed.
Dimensions
  • Height: 137mm
  • Width: 87mm
12/06/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013.
Content description
Aswatthaman showing the five heads to Duryodhana.
Style
Marks and inscriptions
(inscribed in Bengali )
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession number
IS.321-1961

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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