Call No. [Page No.]: ART S002
Publisher: Calcutta: P. C. Biswas and B. L. Chatterjee, 1903
Document Type: Glass plate negative and print
Category: Rare Book Collection
Volume info: 36 art prints
This collection of 36 hand-tinted lithographs by Atul Basu includes his first carbon typescript, inscribed and signed by the author. Basu was a well-known artist in Calcutta during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The mischievous and powerful baby Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Vishnu, is one of the most popular Hindu deities. The elephant-headed Ganesha, god of wisdom, provides good fortune.
Treasure record edited by Hamilton Library at 2010-08-06 13:38:57