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Lakshmi on her lotus in the water with elephant. Chromolithograph by R. Varma.

Ravi Varma, 1848-1906.
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Description

Lakshmi is personified as the goddess of fortune, and also the embodiment of loveliness, grace and charm. In this particular representation Lakshmi is known more commonly as Padmā

Publication/Creation

Bombay (182 Kalbadevi Road) : A.K. Joshi & Co. (Ghatkopar, Bombay : Ravi Udaya F.A.L. Press)

Physical description

1 print : oleograph

Lettering

Lakshmi. Registered no. 504. Ravi Varma.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26647i

Lettering note

Lettering also in Devanagari script

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  • English
  • Hindi



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