Watercolour painting on paper of a group of wrestlers exercising in a forest. All the figures bar two wear loincloths. The remaining two are possibly women and wearing sari’s. Some of the wresters are seated on the ground watching on whilst others stretch on the ground and against trees. The wrestlers appear to be in a clearing surrounded by dense trees. The painting is surrounded by a thick black border.
- Found/Acquired: India
- (Asia,South Asia,India)
- Height: 21.5 centimetres
- Width: 27.5 centimetres
Inscription Positioninscribed on back
Inscription Contentpalwans, wrestlers
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Object reference number: RFI167
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