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The description in English of the painting on this webpage is definitive. Any translation using Google translate is a guide only - its accuracy cannot be guaranteed and it is used at your own risk.

Folio from a Jain Kalpa Sutra manuscript featuring Parshvanath. Jain kalam, Western India, circa 1500. Opaque watercolour on warqa. 11.3 x 26cm.

Parshva is the 23rd Jina a.k.a. Tirthankara (ford maker) in Jainism.

Inventory 001054


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Above: gilt detail reflecting light

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