Ravana Abducting Sita

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Bahnisikha Dey
by Unknown Artist
published on 24 October 2023
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This Kalighat painting depicts a scene from the Sanskrit epic, Ramayana where Ravana, a demon, abducts Sita, the wife of Rama. Jatayu, a demigod and a follower of Rama tries to rescue Sita. This painting originates from Kolkata, India, and is dated around 1855-1860 CE. It is made on paper with watercolor (Victoria & Albert Museum, London).

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Artist, U. (2023, October 24). Ravana Abducting Sita. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18047/ravana-abducting-sita/

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