Sketch with Kali and a Young Boy

India (Punjab Hills, Kangra?)

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This finely rendered drawing sheet has two discreet images, oriented in different directions. The ensemble with Kali seems to have predominated, not only in size but also through the use of color. White has been used to strengthen the image, and most of the ink lines that comprise the image are superimposed over it. It has also been used—for example, in the hair of the goddess and her sword—to make corrections. Color was added as well, moving the drawing further toward a finished work instead of a mere sketch.

Sketch with Kali and a Young Boy, Ink heightened with color on paper, India (Punjab Hills, Kangra?)

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