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Damayanti

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Bilaspur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 - ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.38-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Damayanti entering the bridal chamber at night with her ladies in waiting.

Place of Origin

Bilaspur (made)

Date

ca. 1760 - ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 179 mm maximum, Width: 260 mm maximum

Object history note

From the Sir William Rothenstein collection (residuary).

Descriptive line

Painting, Damayanti entering the bridal chamber, Nala Damayanti, opaque watercolour on paper, Bilaspur, ca. 1760-1770

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Servants; Bride; Marriage; Heroine

Categories

Paintings; Marriage; Myths & Legends; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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