Shiva Ardhanarisvari

Shiva in the form of Ardhanarisvari, half man, half woman, with a cobra about her waist; from the head rises the Ganges; on the right is Ganesha, with red elephant head and four arms. The scene is framed by a red border and white, black and silver framing lines, at the top five lines of text in black and red Indic script on a yellow background.

Watercolour and gold on paper


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1795 – 1805

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