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Sita, Rama and Lakshman

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawn with a brush in ink on paper. The ink is made up of lamp-black with water and a gum binder, usually gum arabic (hardened tree sap)

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T.G. Gayer-Anderson, C.M.G., D.S.O. and Major R.G. Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:

    IS.478-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A brush drawing, in ink on paper, depicting Sita serving food to Rama and Lakshman at a forest ashram.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1840 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Drawn with a brush in ink on paper. The ink is made up of lamp-black with water and a gum binder, usually gum arabic (hardened tree sap)

Dimensions

Height: 243 mm cardboard mount to which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object absolute maximum (object), Width: 313 mm cardboard mount to which object attached; also absolute maximum dimension of object absolute maximum (object)

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson collection.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, Sita, Rama and Lakshman at forest ashram, in ink on paper, Rajasthan, ca. 1840

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Ashram; Deities; Forest

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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