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Bhima and Duhshashana

  • 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.279-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Bhima drinking the blood of Duhshashana. Episode from the Mahabharata.

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

'dushyashana raktapan'
inscribed in Bengali

Descriptive line

Painting, Bhima drinking Duhshashana's blood, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Cardboard; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Death; Blood; Men; Death

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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