London, South Kensington
18 October 2002
Durga Seated on a Tiger
By Wajid, Rajasthan, Sawar or Issarda, circa 1700
gouache heightened with gold on paper, depicting the four-armed goddess carrying a mace, discus, lotus and conch, line of black Devanagari above, red border, black and white rules -- 17 x 23.5cm. (areas of flaking and rubbing).
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See I. Pasricha, Painting at Sawar and Issarda in the 17th Century, Oriental Art, XXVIII, 3, 1982,p. 264-266.
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