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Kamadeva and Shiva

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Marwar (made)

  • Date:

    18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.119-1965

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Kamadeva (Kama), with a bow, approaching Shiva, who kneels to the side of a river. To the left of Kamadeva are three maidens, of whom two bear water vessels.

Place of Origin

Marwar (made)

Date

18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 150 mm estimate; approx., Width: 260 mm estimate; approx.

Descriptive line

Painting, Kamadeva approaching Shiva with bow, opaque watercolour on paper, Marwar, 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Birds; Bow; River; Women; Deities; Pot

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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