The Epic Post – Shakuntala

Though the depiction of Shakuntala varies and very rarely does she wear bark, in most cases the artist retains a simplicity of clothing given Shakuntala’s forest beginnings.   As in this watercolour by Kshitindranath Majumdar which hews to the usual representation of a strapless bodice, a lower garment and a draping cloth.

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