Helene Funke


Shiva, Parvati, and Their Family

watercolor, c.1905

Helene Funke (Chemnitz 1869 - 1957 Vienna)

The Hindu God Shiva, His Consort Parvati, and their Family, 

watercolor over pencil on paper, 

c. 1906, 

23,5 x 15,3 cm

This watercolor is a loose copy after a 19th century Indian miniature painting that is now in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution:

Shiva and Parvati with their Children, 
Indian miniature painting,
c. 1830, 
Collection of the Smithsonian Institution
The Daulton Collection