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Krishna, Balarama and Kansa

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kolkata (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1830 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.224-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Krishna and Balarama attacking the demon Kansa (Kamsa).

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 402 mm maximum, Width: 276 mm maximum

Descriptive line

Painting, Krishna and Balarama attacking Kansa, opaque watercolour on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1830

Materials

Paint; Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deities; Demon

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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