Women in Sri Lankan Sculpture and Painting

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Title

A woman asserting her self over her aged husband

Subject

Female violence
Vessantarā Jātaka
Scroll-paintings--Arattana Vihara, Hanguranketa (Sri Lanka)

Description

Here is an occasion in which the female asserts herself over her aged husband in the Vessantara Jataka (one of the former birth stories of the Buddha). It is painted with great animation in this 18th century A.D., scroll painting found at the Arattana Vihare, Hanguranketa, Sri Lanka.

Creator

Sirima Kiribamune

Source

Arattana Vihare, Hanguranketa, Sri Lanka

Date

ca. 18th century A.D.
Period of study: 1986-1987
Version: 01/12/2014

Contributor

Co-Author: Seneviratna, Harsha
Technical Officer: Wijesinghe, Lalith
Technical Assistant: Jayasundare, Subhashini
Photographer: Madanayake, I.S.
International Center for Ethnic Studies, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies, Colombo

Rights

All rights reserved by International Center for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka.

Relation

Forms part of Photographic documentation of Women as depicted in early Sri Lankan sculpture and painting / Slide in present collection

Format

JPEG 2000

Language

eng

Type

image

Identifier

PDWESLSP.S.157

Coverage

ce

Citation

Sirima Kiribamune, "A woman asserting her self over her aged husband," online in Digital Library for International Research Archive, Item #12654, http://www.dlir.org/archive/items/show/12654 (accessed February 23, 2019).

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