Title Arhat
Accession Number AM-MOD-55
Title2 Arhat
Museum Name Allahabad Museum, Allahabad
Gallery Name Modern Painting Gallery
Object Type Modern Painting
Main Material Tempera
Component Material II Canvas
Manufacturing Technique Tempera on Canvas
Main Artist Nicholas Roerich
Artist's Nationality Russian
Country Russia
Period / Year of Work C.20th Century CE
Brief Description In Theravada Buddhism, an Arhat is a "perfected person" who has attained nirvana. It has been painted by Nicholas Roerich.
Detailed Description Painting depicts a sage seated undaunted incised the cave of a high mountain. A lion with fearful appearance sits at a distance from him. The region where the lion is seated is shown in yellow colour.