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A Hindu girl in a group of gaily painted plaster figures representing scenes from the rich Hindu mythology. These figures of a naive and definitely provincial style are often displayed in stage-like show cases about the modest little village temples in Bengal.
Photographer:
Date:
ca. 1944–1945
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Gelatin Silver Print
Dimensions:
276 x 264 mm (10 7/8 x 10 3/8 in.)
Department:
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Accession Number:
2000.119.2.116
Acquisition Date:
2000-10-12
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil

Exhibition History:

John Gutmann: Photographer / Collector
de Young Museum: 09/06/2000 - 12/31/2000

Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.