21 March 2008
Hanuman Illustrating his Devotion to Ram and Sita
India, Kolkata, 19th century
Bearing an inscription, "Hanooman showing his devotedness to Rama & Sita, that they are always in his heart"
Opaque and transparent pigments, and silver, on paper.
16¾ x 10¾ in. (42.5 x 27.3 cm.)
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Compare with a similar example in J. Jain, Kalighat Painting: Images from a Changing World, 1999, p. 86, fig. 85
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