Gouache painting on paper from a portfolio of sixty-three paintings of deities and daily life. A powerfully built figure, probably Bhíma, with a bushy moustache,and Vaishnava namams (emblems) on forehead, arms and chest, rests his huge club on his left shoulder. The figure has elaborately rendered shoulder ornaments.

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Thing

Made Of
paper
Type of Thing
painting
School
Company School
Subject
hinduism, deity
Techniques
painted

People

Acquired From
Moodie, Edward to The British Museum
Depicted
Bhíma, ?

Place

Painted In
Tamil Nadu, ?, ["Andhra Pradesh", "?"]

Time

Acquired In
2007
Made
1820, circa

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