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Devi as Bagala

  • Object:

    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.285-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Devi as Bagala, subduing a demon with her club; Bagala represents the hypnotic power of the goddess.

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

'bagala'
[subject's name]
inscribed in Bengali

Dimensions

Height: 136 mm, Width: 87 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, Devi as Bagala, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Cardboard; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Club; Demon; Deity

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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