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A Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with withered left arm raised over his head, and overgrown fingernails. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?).

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The man has short curly hair and trimmed beard and wears an amulet around his neck and beads on his right wrist ; he wears a leopardskin (?) cloak and carries a kamandal (sacred pot)

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1880? (?)]

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1 painting : watercolour, with gouache ; sheet 22.1 x 17.1 cm

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A Hindu ascetic or holy man: standing, with withered left arm raised over his head, and overgrown fingernails. Watercolour, ca. 1880 (?). Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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