The Holy Family at rest
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, Kangra, circa 1810-20
Set on an open marble terrace Parvati offers Siva a gold pan box as he reclines against his mount Nandi, Ganesha playfully climbs over Nandi, while Kartikeya sits protected behind his mother, the animal vehicles; the rate, peacock, and tiger, are partially hidden behind the low terrace walls.
- Please note that the size of the image of this painting is 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (17 x 17.5 cm) and the folio is 8 x 8 1/2 in. (20.3 x 21.7 cm)