Folio from the Ramayana of Valmiki (The Freer Ramayana), Vol. 1, folio 131; recto: Ravana seizes Sita by the hair to abduct her to Lanka; verso: text
Painted by Shyam Sundar
Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper
H: 26.4 W: 14.3 cm
The Freer Ramayana, an illustrated manuscript of the great Hindu epic painted for a Mughal nobleman is in the possession of the Smithsonian Institution.
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