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Durga as Jagaddhatri

  • 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.216-1950

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Durga as Jagaddhatri, on a lion, atop an elephant.

Place of Origin

Kolkata (made)

Date

ca. 1830 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed 'Parvati, wife of Siva'

Dimensions

Height: 441 mm maximum, Width: 278 mm

Descriptive line

Painting, Durga as Jagaddhatri, opaque watercolour on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca. 1830

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

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

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Elephant; Lion

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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