Shakuntala & the Deer (1960) by Angela Trindade

This painting by Angela Trindade (b.1909) features ‘Shakuntala’ – the protagonist of the 5th century drama Abhijnanashakuntalam (The Recognition of Shakuntala). It is one of the most well-known works of Kalidas.

How many triangles can you spot in the artwork?

Angela Trindade used the cultural and spiritual symbolic dimensions of the triangle in her work, and this unique style of hers came to be known as Trindadism.

The artwork is displayed at Fundação Oriente, Goa.

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