Shiva Bearing the Descent of the Ganges River, folio from a Hindi manuscript by the saint Narayan

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Shiva Bearing the Descent of the Ganges River, folio from a Hindi manuscript by the saint Narayan

India, Himachal Pradesh, Guler, Bathu, circa 1740
Drawings; watercolors
Opaque watercolor, gold, and ink on paper
Image (Image): 10 3/8 x 7 3/8 in. (26.3525 x 18.7325 cm) Sheet (Sheet): 11 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (28.8925 x 22.225 cm) Frame: 20 3/4 × 15 1/2 × 1 1/4 in. (52.71 × 39.37 × 3.18 cm)
Gift of Paul F. Walter (M.86.345.6)
Not currently on public view

Bibliography

  • Pal, Pratapaditya.  The Classical Tradition in Rajput Painting.  New York: The Gallery Association of New York State, 1978.
  • Kramrisch, Stella.  Manifestations of Shiva.  Philadelphia:  Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1981.