Rukmini and the messenger by Unknown Artist

One of seven pictures in the Rothenstein collection from the Punjab Hill state of Guler.

Details

Medium:
Gouache on paper
Acquired in:
1951
Vendor:
Lady Rothenstein

This small state played a major part in the development of the great school of painting associated with the parent state of Kangra. This work illustrates the typically Guler use of red backgrounds and shows the Kangra style in its embryonic stages.

Provenance

Collection of Sir William Rothenstein.

Venue details

V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum) Cromwell Road, London London SW7 2RL 020 7942 2000 www.vam.ac.uk

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