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Shiva Panchanana

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.77-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Shiva Panchanana (five-headed), seated on a throne, with blue background and fringed curtain.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour and tin alloy on paper

Dimensions

Height: 481 mm, Width: 317 mm maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva Panchanana, watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1860

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

Archer, W G: 'Kalighat Paintings', V&A, 1971

Materials

Watercolour; Tin alloy; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Curtain; Throne; Deity

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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