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Aniruddha discovered with Usa and her palace besieged

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Inscription

Obverse: top margin, in Devanagari numerals: 23 or 28.

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1917 by Denman Waldo Ross. Purchased in 1917 from Ananda Coomaraswamy. Purchased in India prior to 1916.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, late 18th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 27.3 x 37.5 cm (10 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.) Image: 22.5 x 32.7 cm (8 7/8 x 12 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2438

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Asia

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