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Durga

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kashmir (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Punch, born 18 - died 18 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with the assistance of Lady Rothenstein and Art Fund

  • Museum number:

    IS.176-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Durga on her lion encountering a green demon in a chariot drawn by two white horses; by the artist Punch.

Place of Origin

Kashmir (made)

Date

ca. 1750 (made)

Artist/maker

Punch, born 18 - died 18 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 190 mm page, Width: 240 mm page, Height: 178 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 230 mm image within innermost painted borders

Object history note

Previously in the Rothenstein Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Durga on lion confronting demon, by the artist Punch, opaque watercolour on paper, Kashmir, ca. 1750

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Horses; Deity; Demon; Chariot; Lion

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Animals and Wildlife; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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