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Shiva and Sati

  • 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.169-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Shiva bearing the corpse of Sati on his trident.

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

'satir dehatyag'
'the burning of Sati' [possibly]
inscribed in Bengali

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva bearing Sati on trident, watercolour and tin alloy on cardboard, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1890

Materials

Watercolour; Paint; Tin alloy; Cardboard

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Corpse; Deities; Trident; Death; Death

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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