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Rama, Lakshmana, Sita and Hanuman in the Forest: 3463

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Current Location: In storage


Rama, Lakshmana, Sita and Hanuman in the Forest


Miniaturist: Unknown



Measurements and weight

Height: 241 mm
Width: 164 mm

Relative size of this object

16.4 m24.1 m What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Bundi ⪼ Rajasthan ⪼ India

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1912) by Marlay, Charles Brinsley


Circa 1760 - 1770

Materials used in production


Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Bodycolour with gold on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Rama, Lakchmana, Sita at Hanouman
  • Location: Backing sheet, verso
  • Method of creation: Grey ink
  • Text: Rama, Lukhshman, Hanuman and Sita
  • Location: Mount, below
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 19th century / Kota, c. 1770
  • Location: Mount, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: 3463
Primary reference Number: 35032
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Friday 21 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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