A painting by Raja Ravi Varma, India's prolific 19th century fusion painter from Travancore, a celebrated artist combining European techniques and Indian styles. His paintings and prints found place in people's lives. He lives on through his lithographs and exemplary artworks.

Painted in oil on canvas, encased in gold painted frame, this depicts a lady reclined in bed reading a letter with sad news.


  • Title: Disappointed
  • Creator: Raja Ravi Varma
  • Date: 1848/1906
  • Location: India
  • Physical Dimensions: Oil on canvas, 65.0 L X 85.2 W
  • Type: Painting
  • Accession Number: XX-2

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