A painting by Raja Ravi Varma, late 1800's

Source: ebay, Sept. 2009

"Sita Haran," or the abduction of Sita, in a calendar cover, c.1950

Source: ebay, Nov. 2001


Another religious print of the scene, by S. S. Brijbasi, Delhi, 1960's

Source: ebay, Jan. 2006



A print from the 1980's

Source: ebay, Oct. 2006


The "Sita Haran"-- Ravana abducts Sita, and slays Jatayu (a modern pata-chitra)

Source: http://www.exoticindiaart.com/paintings/pc40
(downloaded March 2001)


A modern Madhubani version

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/DG62/
(downloaded Sept. 2006)





Another Madhubani view

Source: http://www.exoticindia.com/product/DH97/
(downloaded Sept. 2008)


Rama and Lakshmana wash the wounds of the dying Jatayu (a modern water color on silk)

Source: http://www.exoticindiaart.com/product/WA76/
(downloaded May 2002)


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