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Controlling of Elephants
Title Controlling of Elephants
Title2 Controlling of Elephants
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Miniature Painting
Object Type Miniature Painting
Main Material Paper
Manufacturing Technique Water Colour
Main Artist Not Known
Artist's Nationality India
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data C.18th Century CE
Author NA
Country C.18th century CE
Provenance Rajasthan
Origin Place Bundi, Rajasthan
Find Place Bundi,Rajasthan
Scribe NA
Style Rajasthani
School Bundi
Patron/Dynasty NA
Period / Year of Work C.18th Century CE
Inscription NA
Tribe NA
Costume Men in dhoti, kamarband and pagree.
Culture NA
Dimensions 37.465 x 22.86 cm
Detailed Description Picture shows the elephants being controlled in a forest. Above on the left corner an elephant is tied to a tree with ropes. Next to it two horse riders are seen running towards the right. On the right a wild elephant is being captured by the other one. Below on the left side a wild elephant is being taken away by two pet elephants, one on either side. On the right side an elephant is seen tied to a tree with ropes. In the foreground we see an elephant fastened to a tree with ropes and mahouts of two trained elephants lassoing a wild elephant. In the background we see another elephant tied to a tree struggling to break free, two soldiers on horseback and a tame elephant fighting with a wild elephant as the riders get ready to lasso it with a rope.
Brief Description Picture depicts the controlling of elephants in a forest.