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Title : The Death Of Abimanyu
Artist : Anonymous
Media : Mineral pigments, indigo, and ink on bark cloth
Size : 100 x 106 cm
Year : Late 19th century
Description:
During the great Bharata yudha war described in the Indian Mahabrataepic, Arjuna’s son Abhimanyu believes he can penetrate the enemy Korawa lines. They allow him to enter but close off the way behind him to prevent other Pandawa warriors from following to help. Trapped amidst the enemy troops led by Karna (center left) and Jayadrata (center right), Abhimanyu Mineral pigments, indigo, and ink on bark cloth