- Museum number
- Series: Persian Portraits, Etc.
Viṣhṇu as Rāma killing Ravaṇa with Lakṣmaṇa; single-page painting mounted on a detached album folio. Many-headed, many-armed king Ravana stands on the right, backing away from Rama and his brother, Laksmana, each wearing crowns and wielding bows. An ass's head protrudes from above Ravana's many crowns. Flat green ground with flowering plants; blue sky and pink landscape along top and bottom of image, respectively. Outlined in black and framed by a plain beige border; page cut before mounted into album. Album contains 67 Deccani paintings, mostly depictions of named individuals, along with some Hindu gods and goddesses.
Ink, opaque watercolour and gold on paper. Album bound in blue-green leather and stamped with Sloane's gilded armorial on front and back cover.
- Production date
Height: 36 centimetres (album)
Height: 34.50 centimetres (folio)
Height: 23.80 centimetres (image with border)
Height: 21.20 centimetres (image)
Thickness: 2.70 centimetres (album)
Width: 26 centimetres (album)
Width: 22.70 centimetres (folio)
Width: 19.30 centimetres (image with border)
Width: 16.90 centimetres (image)
- Curator's comments
- See 1974,0617,0.2 .1-.67 for all folios included in this album. See 1974, 0617, 0.2.1 for information about inscriptions on album and front matter.
- Not on display
- Associated titles
Associated Title: Ramayana
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Transferred from the Department of Oriental Manuscripts and Printed Books (OMPB).
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: SL.5254 (stamped on the spine of the album)