Not currently on display at the V&A


ca. 1885 (made)
Place of origin

Painted in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting the deity Kali.

Object details

Object type
TitleKali (generic title)
Materials and techniques
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper
Brief description
Painting, Kali, opaque watercolour on paper, Kalighat, Kolkata, ca.1885
Physical description
Painted in opaque watercolour on paper, depicting the deity Kali.
Content description
Marks and inscriptions
(handwritten on object)
Object history
Acquired from Miss M Steele, being part of a collection inherited from her mother.
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
Archer, W G: 'Kalighat Paintings, V&A, 1971, p70, xlv
Accession number

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Record createdJune 25, 2009
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