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Rama and Sita

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Rajasthan, India (made)

  • Date:

    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    unknown (production)

  • 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, India (made)

Date

mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

unknown (production)

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

Paper; Paint; Opaque watercolour

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Elephant; Bow; Rama; Procession; Sita; Lakshmana; Palanquin

Categories

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

Collection code

SSEA

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