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Bhairava Raga

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Bundelkhand (probably, made)
    India (central, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1770 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.101-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, a Ragamala painting on paper depicting a Sadhu, or ascetic, seated by a shrine, with other ascetics and devotees in the background, Bhairava Raga.

Place of Origin

Bundelkhand (probably, made)
India (central, made)

Date

ca. 1770 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 321 mm maximum, Width: 238 mm maximum, Height: 265 mm image within innermost painted border, Width: 176 mm image within innermost painted border

Object history note

From the same set as IS.100-1951 and IS. 174-1949. IS.100 and 101-1951 were bought for £10-10-0 in 1951.

Descriptive line

Painting, Bhairava Raga, sadhu seated by a shrine, Ragamala, Central India, probably Bundelkhand, ca. 1770

Materials

Watercolour on paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Ascetics; Shrine

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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