Balarama Fighting a Demoness, from a Bhagavata Purana

Historical period(s)
ca. 1820
Movement
Kangra Court
School
Pahari School
Medium
Opaque watercolor on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 44.1 x 49.7 cm (17 3/8 x 19 9/16 in)
Geography
India, Punjab Hills, Himachal Pradesh, Kangra
Credit Line
Transfer from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Bequest of Joseph H. Hirshhorn to the Smithsonian Institution, 1981
Accession Number
S1988.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Balarama, Bhagavata Purana, demon, Hinduism, India, Krishna, palace, princess, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum