20 March 2008
A book of Fifteen Indian Mythological Studies with two additional
Kolkata Art Studio, 1883
Fifteen bound lithographs of various figures in Hindu mythology, each accompanied by text on a separate page explaining their significance, with two more inserted at the back
13¼ x 16½ in.
Designed by the Calcutta Art Studio and printed by City Press, Kolkata
Includes Saraswati, Lakshmi, Kaoi, Manadev, Jagadhantri, Siva Gouri, Ganesh, Jaumashtami, Yasoda and Gopal, Manbhanjan, Krishna Kali, Nala Dayamanti, Savitri, Agamani, Bijaya; with Sarojini and Varanasi additional (15)
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P. Pal, Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, 2005, p. 13, 37 and 39, fig. 3, 4, 41 and 42.
Durga: Avenging Goddess, Nurturing Mother, Norton Simon Museum of Art, October 7, 2005 - March 27, 2006
Annadaprasad Bagchi and his associates established "Calcutta Art Studio" in 1876. They produced and sold popular lithographs of various subjects, including religious and mythological scenes, portraits and alphabets.
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