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Rama, Sita, Hanuman and Lakshman

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Punjab plain (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, scene from the Ramayana, Rama and Sita being driven in a chariot by Lakshman, with Hanuman leading.

Place of Origin

Punjab plain (made)


late 19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Object history note

Part of an album, containing 196 prints, paintings and pen and pencil drawings together with 37 loose pages of paintings, calligraphic drawings, and outline pen drawings. The album was collected by late J. Lockwood Kipling. He later became director of the Lahore School of Art. The album was presented to the Museum by his son Rudyard Kipling in 1917.

Descriptive line

Painting, Rama and Sita in a chariot driven by Lakshman, opaque watercolour on paper. Punjab plains, late 19th century


Paper; Opaque watercolour; Paint



Subjects depicted

Chariot; Deities; Horses


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


South & South East Asia Collection

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