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Maker(s):Jamnadas Purusottamdas
Culture:Indian, early 20th century
Title:Untitled [manorath painting of family at shrine of Srinathji]
Date Made:ca. 1940
Type:Painting; Collage
Materials:opaque and metallic pigment and photographic collage on thick, smooth, board
Place Made:Nathdwara, Rajasthan, India
Measurements:sheet: 20 in x 25 in; 50.8 cm x 63.5 cm; image: 16 5/16 in x 21 3/16 in; 41.4 cm x 53.8 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2017.24
Credit Line:Purchased with the Elizabeth Halsey Dock, class of 1933, Fund
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art

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Architectural space with central niche howling a male figure in robes on the left and low altar/couch at center with a brightly colored painting above it. Figure in painting wears a stylized robe, has a dark face, and holds their proper left arm aloft. Niche is flanked by two sets of people: three standing women in saris with folded hands on right; a man, boy, and seated baby on left.

religion; families; devotion; abstract

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