Annapurna

Chore Bagan Art Studio

  • Date: 1890s
  • Dimensions: H. 41 cm, W. 30.5 cm
  • Medium: Lithograph on paper
  • Region: Bengal
  • Museum number: POP.00101

Print of deity Shiva standing in front of his consort Parvati in an ornately decorated pillared hall. Parvati is enthroned with her right foot resting on a lotus stool, and flanked by female attendants holding fly whisks on either side. She ladles rice into Shiva’s outstretched hands, in honour of the Annapurna festival. Shiva is depicted wearing a lion skin wrap and holding the Trishula.

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