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Rama and Sita

  • Object:


  • 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:


  • 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)


mid 19th century (made)


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


Paper; Paint; Opaque watercolour



Subjects depicted

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


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

Collection code


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