Opaque watercolour painting of the goddess Lakṣmī seated on a throne, its intricate mouldings carefully rendered. In her upper pair of hands she carries lotuses; her lower right hand is in abhaya and her lower left is in varada mudra.
Opaque watercolour painting of Kubera, guardian of the north, riding on a caparisoned and elegantly decorated prancing horse. The god brandishes a sword in his right hand and holds the reins of the horse with his left hand.
Album 136 illustrations of the history of the world or creation of the…
Trichinopoly, India (probably, made) Date: ca. 1825. Sarasvati (shakti of Brahma), the goddess of learning, speech and music, seated holding a rudra vina and palm-leaf manuscript, from a series of 100 drawings of Hindu deities created in South India.
Gouache painting on paper, part of an album of seventy paintings of Indian deities. A gold-complexioned goddess sits in lalitasana on a throne. Her two upper hands carry lotus flowers while her lower right brandishes a sword and her lower left rests on a buckler. From her shoulders hangs an open-ended garland.
Shiva in his form of Dakshinamurti with the sages Narada and Tumburu on Mount Kailasa. (Painting)