Peaceful hermitage scene on the banks of the Ganges
Illustration from MSS of Ramayana
Folio 47 - Scene laid on an undulating ground, partly yellow and partly blue, with numerous trees, animals and birds. In the upper part, on the left, Rama and Lakshmana accompanied by Visvamitra and the other hermits proceed to the left. In the centre Rama, Lakshmana and Visvamitra and the hermits are sleeping on a leaf mat. A little further are hermits taking a bath in the river. In the lower part are two chariots carrying Rama, Lakshmana and the hermits, and in the grove, the two brothers converse with the holy men. Hills in the background. Blue sky with the sun and the moon on top.
Dated VS 1706
Indian Miniature Paintings
38.1 x 22.9 cms (without border)