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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.184-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Shiva seated on mount Kailasa holding a sitar, an ascetic sits nearby.

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

'kailas'
inscribed in Bengali

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva with sitar on Mount Kailasa, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Paint; Tin alloy

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Music; Deity; Ascetic; Sitar; Mountain

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Hinduism; Musical instruments; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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