Kartikeya on a Peacock, 19th century

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Watercolor on paperexpand_more

Gift of Rhodes Robertsonexpand_more  64.65.12

Not on Viewexpand_more

The god Kartikeya appears on his peacock vehicle, however, he is conceived of as a babu or an Indian dandy. He wears a European style plumed hat and curling shoes, and in his right hand carries a spear, Kartikeya's identifying attribute.

Kartikeya on a Peacock
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