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Painting - A scene from the Ramayana.

A scene from the Ramayana.

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Trichinopoly (Probably, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gouache on watermarked paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.397-1923

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A scene from the Ramayana. Rama instructing Hanuman to go to Sri Lanka to search for Sita. Lakshmana stands on the left.

Place of Origin

Trichinopoly (Probably, made)

Date

ca. 1820 - ca. 1825 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Gouache on watermarked paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscription; decoration; Telugu; Telugu; Beneath illustration

[Erased]
Inscription; decoration; English

Dimensions

Height: 22 cm, width: 18 cm

Object history note

Purchased from Mr A. Churchill, 1923.

Descriptive line

Painting; gouache on watermarked paper, A ^scene from the Ramayana, Trichinopoly, ca. 1825.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992 29 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Gouache; Gouache

Techniques

Painted

Categories

Hinduism; Paintings; Indian Company Paintings

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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