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Shiva and Parvati on Mount Kailasa
(late 18th century)

opaque watercolour on paper
28.7 × 19.8 cm (image) 36.2 × 27.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
inscribed in black and red ink (in Devanagari script) on reverse u.c.:
Accession Number
Asian Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1980
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Gordon Darling Foundation
Gallery location
Level 1, NGV International
Physical description
Shiva and Parvati are seen together in several scenes, dallying in the palace on Mt Kailasa and by a lakeside, and riding on the bull, Nandi. Ash smeared yogis perform various types of ascetic practices on the hilly slopes.