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Vamana

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Marwar (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    IS.248-1955

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painting, in opaque watercolour on paper, Vamana, the dwarf avatar of Vishnu, is shown with blue skin receiving water from a pot poured by a man sitting with his wife in a pavilion.

Place of Origin

Marwar (probably, made)

Date

early 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 145 mm, Width: 135 mm

Object history note

From the J.C.French collection

Descriptive line

Painting, Vamana receiving water from nobleman and wife, opaque watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, probably Marwar, early 19th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Pavilion; Dwarf

Categories

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

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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