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Siva, the Archer
Title Siva, the Archer
Accession Number R.239/S.690
Museum Name Indian Museum, Kolkata
Gallery Name N.A.
Object Type Decorative Art
Main Material Gouache on paper
Country India
Provenance Kangra, Pahari
Origin Place Kangra, Pahari
Period / Year of Work C. 19th century AD
Dimensions L.20.9cms, 13cms
Brief Description This painting presents Siva, the archer. Lord Siva is riding on a bull, shooting with arrow, against the red background. It reflects an unique sensitivity, which interprets the strength of Lord Siva. The composition of painting shows the delicacy of lines with dramatic and naturalistic execution of the skilled traditional Pahari painting.