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

Medium
opaque watercolour on paper
Measurements
28.7 × 19.8 cm (image) 36.2 × 27.0 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
Udaipur, Rajasthan, India
Inscription
inscribed in black and red ink (in Devanagari script) on reverse u.c.:
Accession Number
AS242-1980
Department
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
Not on display
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.