Ravi Varma PressLate 19th to mid 20th centuries

Museum of Art & Photography

Museum of Art & Photography
Bangalore, India

Photolithographic print titled Shankar that depicts Shiva with Parvati and their son Ganesha. Shiva's mount and gatekeeper, Nandi, sits at their feet. The more graphic style seen in this print was more typical of later Ravi Varma Press productions from around the 1920s and 1930s.


  • Title: Shankar
  • Creator: Ravi Varma Press
  • Date Created: Late 19th to mid 20th centuries
  • Location: Malavi, India
  • Physical Dimensions: H. 24.6 cm, W. 17.2 cm; support H. 29.8 cm, W. 22.2 cm
  • Type: Print
  • Contributor: Agent & Publisher: Anant Shivaji Desai
  • Rights: Courtesy of the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP)
  • Medium: Chromolithograph on paper; Support: board
  • Museum No.: POP.00444
  • Department: Popular Culture

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