Jina venerated by a monk, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi from Digambara Jain manuscriptArtist(s)Artist Unknown, India, Rajasthan, Sirohi SchoolObject Creation Datecirca 18th centuryMedium & Supportink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paperDimensions
11 3/8 in x 7 1/16 in (28.9 cm x 17.9 cm);11 3/8 in x 7 1/16 in (28.9 cm x 17.9 cm)Credit LineGift of Dr. and Mrs. Leo S. Figiel and Dr. and Mrs. Steven J. Figiel.Subject matter
A book like this would have been comissioned by a lay devotee to illustrate canonical Jain texts as well as demonstrate peity. Texts like these would have been used for meditation and monastic education.Physical Description
A nude monk on the top left sits before a Jina at top right. Three Hindu gods, Harihara, Garuda, and Nandi venerate the Jina in the bottom registers.Primary Object Classification Bound Work Primary Object TypemanuscriptAdditional Object Classification(s)PaintingCollection AreaAsianRights
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