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Ahalya leaning on tree. Chromolithograph by R. Varma.

Ravi Varma, 1848-1906.
Date
1896

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Description

Ahalyā (Ahillya) was the beautiful wife of Gautama whom Indra seduced while her husband performed his early devotions. When Gautama learnt of the deception he cursed her to become invisible which was later lifted by Rāma

Lettering

Ahillya. Copyright. Ravi Varma.

Publication/Creation

Bombay (182 Kalbadevi Road) : A.K. Joshi & co. (Bombay : Ravi Varma F.A.L. Press)

Physical description

1 print : oleograph

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 26555i

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  • English


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