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Nala

  • 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.37-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, Damayanti sending her nurse Vrihatsena to fetch the charioteer Varshneya whilst Nala gambles away his kingdom to Pushkara. From a Nala Damayanti series.

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: 199 mm maximum, Width: 283 mm, Height: 166 mm image within innermost painted border maximum, Width: 250 mm image within innermost painted border

Object history note

From the Sir William Rothenstein collection (residuary).

Descriptive line

Painting, Nala gambling, Nala Damayanti, opaque watercolour on paper, Bilaspur, ca. 1760-1770

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Charioteer; Heroine; Gambling; Hero

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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