Illustration to the Ramayana: Lakshman ask Rama to explain why there is discord in the region
Udaipur, circa 1700-10
Numbered '51' from Book III of the Tulsi Ramayan.
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper; the devenagari script in the top register provides a perfect description for the setting. The tiger is angry and attacking, the snake is angry and attacking, the elephant is angry and out of control. The Laskhman requests that Rama explain to the women why is there all this discord. Page: 10 1/2 x 16 1/2 in. (26.6 x 41.9 cm)