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Painting - Vasakasayya Nayika

Vasakasayya Nayika

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Kangra (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brush drawing in ink and watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    IM.235-1924

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Brush drawing in ink on paper with colour wash. Vasakasayya Nayika, a lady looking at a crow, the symbol of her returning lover. She walks upon a terrace, and throws back her veil as she turns her gaze to the alighting bird.

Place of Origin

Kangra (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brush drawing in ink and watercolour on paper

Object history note

IM.223 to 240-1924 were bought for £20 for the group.

Descriptive line

Brush drawing, Vasakasayya Nayika, lady looking at crow, ink on paper, Kangra, 19th century

Materials

Ink; Paper; Paint; Watercolour; Paint

Techniques

Drawn; Painted

Subjects depicted

Woman; Crow

Categories

Paintings; Drawings; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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