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Bhima and Aswathama

Painting
1598 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

An opaque watercolour depicting Bhima on foot fighting Aswatthama, who shoots at him from a chariot, illustration from a manuscript of the Razm-nama, a Persian translation of the Mahabharata.


object details
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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief Description
Painting, Bhima fighting Aswatthama, Razm-mana illustration, opaque watercolour on paper, Mughal, 1598
Physical Description
An opaque watercolour depicting Bhima on foot fighting Aswatthama, who shoots at him from a chariot, illustration from a manuscript of the Razm-nama, a Persian translation of the Mahabharata.
Dimensions
  • Height: 245mm (approx.)
  • Width: 150mm (approx.)
  • Image within innermost painted borders height: 238mm
  • Image within innermost painted borders width: 140mm
12/06/2013 dimensions measured as part of Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project 2013; object irregular in shape
Content description
Bhima on foot fighting Aswatthama, who shoots at him from a chariot.
Style
Subjects depicted
Collection
Accession Number
IS.459-1950

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record createdJune 25, 2009
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