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Jatayu
(late 19th century)

Medium
watercolour, ink and silver paint over charcoal on paper (Kalighat school)
Measurements
45.8 × 28.5 cm (image and sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Calcutta, India
Inscription
inscribed in pen and brown ink l.l.: Jatayu. a famous / bird devouring Ravan / king of Ceylon with his / car while he was rob- / (…illeg.) wife of Rama
inscribed in brush and ink (in Bengali script) l.c.r.:
Accession Number
930-5
Department
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1961
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Gallery location
Not on display