A man playing a musical instrument leads the procession followed by a Shiva and Parvati seated on a cow. Four-armed Ganesh follows them with a fly-whisk, attending the royal couple. This narikunjan (composite creature made of assembled women) is very typical of Indian art.


  • Title: Shiva and Parvati on a Composite Cow Made of Assembled Women
  • Date: 1775/1799
  • Location: Sirohi, Rajasthan
  • Physical Dimensions: 18X25cm
  • Provenance: Rajasthan School
  • Subject Keywords: Shiva and Parvati
  • Medium: Natural Pigment on Paper

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