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    Sale 7586

    West ~ East - The Niall Hobhouse Collection

    22 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 349

    A Kalligat Painting of Shiva

    INDIA, CALCUTTA, 19TH CENTURY

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    A Kalligat Painting of Shiva
    India, Calcutta, 19th Century
    Watercolour heightened with silver on buff paper, Shiva sits wearing a tiger skin and holding a sitar in his right hand, some creasing, staining and minor losses in the upper section of the page not affecting the painting, mounted, framed and glazed
    19½ x 12¾ in. (49.8 x 32.4 cm.)


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