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Umiyadevi and her Temple at Sidasar, Jamnagar District, Gujarat. “Patron Goddess (Kul Devi) of the Kadva Patidar Patel Sub-caste”
- 71 x 55.5 cm. (including border), riverine setting with golden temple in left half and deity riding Nandi in right, in a landscape of foothills, polychrome gouache on card in a thick white border with printers markings, onlaid paper banner on lower portion with Gujarati text in white on black, holograph annotations in pen on verso, signed by the artist in the image. N.p., [Ahmadabad], K.P. Sivam, [Sri Ram Fine Arts], n.d., Scantily primed border and corners, browned and chipped; not affecting image. Bright, crisp colours. There is a folk art style vignette of a deity on the upper left corner that presumably belongs to the temple. This interpretation of Umiyadevi resembles ‘Santoshi Mata’ who became very popular in India after the release of the 1975 Bollywood film ‘Jai Santoshi Maa’.
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