Puranic Scene
Title Puranic Scene
Accession Number AM-MIN-7.116
Title2 Puranic Scene
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 Indian
Artist's Life Date / Bio Data C.Early 19th Century CE
Author NA
Country India
Provenance Pahari, Himachal Pradesh
Origin Place Pahari, Himachal Pradesh
Find Place Pahari, Himachal Pradesh
Scribe NA
Style Pahari
School Pahari
Patron/Dynasty NA
Period / Year of Work C.19th Century CE
Inscription A Sanskrit shlok in Devnagari script has been written on the back.
Tribe NA
Costume NA
Culture NA
Dimensions 22.5 x 18 cms.
Brief Description A scene of Kailash mountain with the illustration of Shiva in meditation and Parvati interacting with messenger.
Detailed Description Miniature painting on paper shows a Puranic Scene. Lord Shiva is seated in meditation over mount Kailash. Parvati is seated to his left holdings a letter and talking to a messenger. Vehicles of both deities are crouching below. Six Shiva Ganas are also standing and beautiful border also present. Two lines sanskrit sholka is written on the back side of the painting.