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Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Chamba (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1870 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mangnu (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IS.107-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, watercolour on paper, the Goddess attended by gods and devotees.

Place of Origin

Chamba (made)

Date

ca. 1870 (made)

Artist/maker

Mangnu (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Painted in watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 271 mm maximum, Width: 205 mm maximum

Object history note

IS. 90 to 128-1954 were purchased for £150, from Maggs Bros. Originally obtained by Jagdish Mittal of Hyderabad in Chamba in 1952, from the family collection of Hira Lal of Chamba whose father's elder brother was the artist Mangnu.

Historical context note

Pahari painting is a style of miniature painting of the Indian Rajput courts in what is now Himachal Pradesh. Chamba, an important centre of Pahari painting, is situated in the Ravi Valley in the heart of the Himalaya mountains.

Descriptive line

Painting, Goddess attended by gods and devotees, attributed to Mangnu, Chamba, ca. 1870

Production Note

Attributed to Mangnu

Materials

Watercolour; Paint; Paper

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Goddess; Deities; Worship; Bird

Categories

Paintings; Religion; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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