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Durga killing Mahishasura

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Durga killing Mahishasura

This represents an eighteen handed Durga, standing on her mount, a lion and the demon Mahishasura. Her right leg is placed at the back of her lion while her left leg is seen pressing the chest of green bodied demon. No attribute is noticed in any of her eighteen hands. Conceived in her three quarter profile the goddess is seen wearing a sari and attaired in different kinds of ornaments. Her act of killing the demon is being watched by a royal male and a female standing to her right. Folkish in character it follows the mannerisms of contemporary scroll paintings.

Portrait of Budh Singh of Bundi

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Portrait of Budh Singh of Bundi

Painted within a broad red border and a thin black line Raja Budh Singh of Bundi is seen seated on a floor spread against a huge bloster. He is seen enjoying a smoke of hukka. He holds the pipe in his left hand and trying to concentrate a vocal recited by a lady, sitting infront of him holding a tanpura. A male attendant is seen manipulating a chowri behind the Raja.

Yama, the god of death

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Yama, the god of death

The rectangular format of this painting bordered in broad red and a thin line of black. Against the backdrop of yellow the profile of dark bodied Yama is painted riding on his mount a dark coloured buffalo. Two handed god holds a staff and a coiled snakle in his right and left hand respectively. The figure is flanked on either side by flowering sprouts.

Siva in Various Forms

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Siva in Various Forms

The painting includes thirty two different aspects of Lord Siva composed each within a ovoid area. Seated, standing, riding on Nandi Siva is shown sometime alone and at times with Uma, Parvati, Krishna, Lakshminarayana etc. He is seen as a dancer(nataraja) as a great beggar(viksatana) as teacher(dakshinamurti) etc.

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