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Painting - Brahma riding on his goose

Brahma riding on his goose

  • Object:

    Painting

  • Place of origin:

    Murshidabad (made)
    Rajasthan (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1850 (made)
    mid 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

  • Museum number:

    D.403-1889

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

One of two drawings of gods. Brahma is shown with four heads and eight arms, seated on a lotus seat, mounted on the back of his vehicle the goose.

Place of Origin

Murshidabad (made)
Rajasthan (made)

Date

ca. 1850 (made)
mid 19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper

Dimensions

Height: 21 cm, Width: 27 cm

Descriptive line

Painting, Brahma riding on his goose, made in Murshidabad, ca. 1850

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Archer, Mildred. Company Paintings Indian Paintings of the British period
Victoria and Albert Museum Indian Series London: Victoria and Albert Museum, Maplin Publishing, 1992, 75 p. ISBN 0944142303

Materials

Opaque watercolour; Paper; Paint

Techniques

Painted

Subjects depicted

Goose

Categories

Paintings; Hinduism; Indian Company Paintings; Religion

Collection

South & South East Asia Collection

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