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Ardhanarishvara

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, 1 line inscription identifying the subject. Words, in Devnagari, on various elements of the painting.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian,Pahari, About 1850

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 14.8 x 21.3 cm (5 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.) Image: 14.8 x 21.3 cm (5 13/16 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2583

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Collections

Asia

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