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  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1880 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Ghosh, Kali Charan (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn in black paint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by W.G. Archer.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Drawing, in black paint on paper, depicting Shiva as a musician.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)


ca. 1880 (made)


Ghosh, Kali Charan (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Drawn in black paint on paper


Height: 50 cm, Width: 32.4 cm

Object history note

Given by W G Archer in 1952. This drawing was obtained from Mukul Dey of Calcutta who had acquired them in Kalighat in about 1920 from the artist Kali Charan Ghosh (1844-1930), brother of Nibaran Chandra Ghosh.

Descriptive line

Drawing, Shiva as a musician, by Kali Charan Ghosh, paint on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1880


Paint; Paper


Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Musician


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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