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Acquired in 2002 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Chitrakar, Gurupada
attributions_note
bibliography
collection_code
SSEA
credit
Given by Dr. Deborah Swallow.
date_end
2001-02-28
date_start
2001-02-01
date_text
02/2001 (made)
descriptive_line
Bengali scroll painting, Gujarat earthquake, by Gurupada Chitrakar, paint on paper, Kolkata, February 2001
dimensions
Length: 217.5 cm, Width: 35.4 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
This contemporary scroll painting depicts the earthquake that struck Gujarat on 26 January 2001.
historical_significance
history_note
This scroll painting was purchased by Dr Deborah Swallow on Sunday 4 March 2001 at a craft stall organised by Mrs Ruby Palchoudhuri (Crafts Council of West Bengal) for the Adda, a public discussion organised in front of New Market Kolkata.
id
19571
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:39:30.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:39:30.000Z
latitude
22.54994
location
In Storage
longitude
88.371582
marks
materials
paper, paint
materials_techniques
Paint applied to paper
museum_number
IS.2-2002
museum_number_token
is22002
object_number
O63958
object_type
Scroll painting (pata)
on_display
original_currency
Indian Rupees
original_price
ca. 800
physical_description
Scroll painting, paint on paper, seven frames depicting the artist's contemporary interpretation of the Gujarat earthquake in January 2001. A scrolling border with yellow flowers and green leaves highlights each image, predominantly depicting animals' and humans' suffering, in bold black strokes. This contemporary scroll painting is somewhat similar in style to Kalighat paintings produced during the 19th century.
place
Kolkata
primary_image_id
2006AJ5026
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
slug
scroll-painting-pata-chitrakar-gurupada
sys_updated
2014-08-07T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
Painted
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
2001
year_start
2001