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Shiva

  • 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.274-1961

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Shiva being revived after drinking poison, that originated from the sea when Devas (Gods) and Asuras (Demons) churned the ocean in order to obtain Amrita.

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

'nilkanth'
[name of location where Shiva drank poison]
inscribed in Bengali

Dimensions

Height: 87 mm, Width: 136 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva revived after poisoning, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Cardboard; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Women; Deity; Pitcher

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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