Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Devi

  • 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.283-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Devi as the 'subduer of demons'.

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

'debi daityadalani'
[subject's name]
inscribed in Bengali

Dimensions

Height: 137 mm, Width: 88 mm

Object history note

Rawson, Philip S., Hayward Gallery and Arts Council of Great Britain. Tantra. Hayward Gallery, London 30 September-7 November 1971. London, Arts Council of Great Britain, [1971]. p. 44 no. 190.

Historical context note

Img. Neg. GB 973

Descriptive line

Painting, Devi as subduer of demons, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

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

fig. no. 67, cat. no. 30, xx: p.85.
Kalighat paintings : a catalogue and introduction / by W.G. Archer. London: H. M. Stationery Office, 1971 Number: 0112900291 :

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Cardboard; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.