Jatayu Vadha

Unknown artist

  • Date: c. 1850
  • Dimensions: H: 25.5 cm, W: 39.5 cm
  • Medium: Opaque natural pigments on paper
  • Region: Maharashtra
  • Museum number: PMA.00021

Painting depicting Jatayu Vadha – an episode from the Hindu epic Ramayana, showing Ravana slaying Jatayu during his abduction of Sita. Also seen in this painting, are a snake and two animals biting Ravana in order to protect Sita.

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