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Sudama

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Garhwal (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1775-1790 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.549-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Sudama, in elegant attire, enthroned, with his wife in a palace tower, after his return from Krishna. An illustration to a Krishna Sudama series, Bhagavana Purana.

Place of Origin

Garhwal (made)

Date

ca. 1775-1790 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 205 mm page, Width: 293 mm page

Object history note

Purchased from the Eric Dickinson collection in 1952.

Descriptive line

Painting, Sudama enthroned, painted in opaque watercolour on paper, Pahari, Garhwal, ca. 1775-1790

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

p. 114, cat. no. 7 v
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

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Water-colour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Tower; Palace; Throne

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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