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Durga riding on her lion killing a demon. Watercolour drawing.

Date
[between 1800 and 1899?]
Reference
26791i
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Publication/Creation

[between 1800 and 1899?]

Physical description

1 drawing : watercolour, with silver

Notes

Kalighat painting is a school of painting in Kalighat, a small district in Calcutta. It is named after the celebrated Hindu goddess Kali. Kalighat painting originated from the folkart tradition of rural Bengal. The Patuas or picture makers had migrated from Bengal in the early nineteenth century. There are a range of subjects from religious imagery of Hindu gods, goddesses and stories to natural history, social types and proverbs. The range of materials used in drawing are pencil, watercolour, indian ink and silver paint

Lettering note

Lettering in pencil: Dairgati

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26791i

Languages

  • English


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