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Painting - Hanuman before Rama, Sita and Lakshmana

Hanuman before Rama, Sita and Lakshmana

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1865 - ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Cambridge, to which the series was presented by Mrs. Western of Langbrookside, Havant, Hampshire

  • Museum number:

    IS.241-1953

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Hanuman prostrate before Rama, Sita and Lakshmana.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1865 - ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 440 mm maximum, Width: 283 mm maximum

Object history note

Given by the University Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology Cambridge, to which it was presented by Mrs Western of Langrookside, Havant, Hampshire

Descriptive line

Painting, Hanuman before Rama, Sita and Lakshmana, opaque watercolour and tin alloy on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1865-1870

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

Archer, W G: 'Kalighat Paintings', V&A, 1971, p54, 10x

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Monkey; Deities; Worship

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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