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Balarama

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Malwa (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1730 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.72-1957

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, opaque watercolour on paper, illustration to the Bhagavata Purana, Balarama in white performing his ablutions accompanied by cowherds, worshipping him, and to the right appearing before the many-headed Brahma.

Place of Origin

Malwa (made)

Date

ca. 1730 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 205 mm, Width: 366 mm, Height: 166 mm image within innermost painted borders, Width: 350 mm image within innermost painted borders

Descriptive line

Painting, Bhagavata Purana, Balarama performing ablutions, opaque watercolour on paper, Malwa, ca. 1730

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Herders; Worshippers; Worship; Deities

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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