Ram-Janaki (Practice sketch)
Pencil- HB,2B,
8.25″ x 11.5″

The sketch depicts Ram and his wife Sita standing together according to the description given in the first half of the following verse.

Nilambuja Shyamala komala angam,
Sita samaropita vaama bhagam |
PaNau mahasayaka chaaru chaapam
Namami Raamam Raghuvamshanatham ||

Meaning- He whose body is soft and dark-colored like that of a blue lotus; Who has Sita on his left side; Who has an arrow and a beautiful bow in His hands. I bow to Ram the lord of house of the Raghu (Raghu-kula).