Tanjore painting of Shiva Nataraj. Circa 1850, Tanjavore, South India. Oil on wood with chalk and gum resin, 22 kt gold. The size of the frame is 28″ x 22.5″.
The painting includes angels pouring nectar from above, a seated Nandi under Shiva, rows of devotees with Hanuman and Vishnu and devotees and other dignitaries.