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  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Bilaspur (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1760 - ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Damayanti, sick with love, sleeping in a bed, attended by her maids and an aged man. From a Nala Damayanti series.

Place of Origin

Bilaspur (made)


ca. 1760 - ca. 1770 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper


Height: 162 mm maximum, Width: 250 mm

Object history note

From the Sir William Rothenstein collection (residuary).

Descriptive line

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

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

p. 240, cat. no. 43 ii
Indian paintings from the Punjab Hills : a survey and history of Pahari miniature painting / by W. G. Archer ; foreword by Sherman E. Lee. London :Delhi: Sotheby Parke Bernet ;Oxford University Press, 1973 Number: 0856670022


Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper


Painted; Painted

Subjects depicted

Servants; Bed; Heroine


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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