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Rama and Sita

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.409-1889

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper, illustration to the Ramayana, Rama and Sita are shown being carried in procession on a throne-like palanquin or litter. Elephants and retainers precede and follow them. Rama is being handed his bow by Lakshman.

Place of Origin

Rajasthan (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Descriptive line

Painting, Rama and Sita being carried in a litter, opaque watercolour on paper, Rajasthan, mid 19th century

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Rama; Sita; Lakshman; Procession; Palanquin; Elephant; Bow

Categories

Paintings; Illustration; Hinduism; Religion; Myths & Legends; Bonita Trust Indian Paintings Cataloguing Project

Collection code

South & South East Asia Collection

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