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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (probably: Murshidabad sub-style, made)

  • Date:

    late 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colonel T. G. Gayer-Anderson, CMG, DSO, and his twin brother Major R. G. Gayer- Anderson, Pasha.

  • Museum number:

    IS.238-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting Shiva seated in eight yogic postures, sitting on a tiger skin, against a green background.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (probably: Murshidabad sub-style, made)

Date

late 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 228 mm, Width: 168 mm

Object history note

From the Gayer-Anderson Collection.

Descriptive line

Painting, Shiva in eight yogic postures, opaque watercolour on paper, Murshidabad sub-style, late 18th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Deity; Yoga; Skin

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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