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Bhairava Raga

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Inscription

Reverse: In Devanagari: "Disporting and dallying mid palaces and pleasures, abandoning shame and waxing mellow-- Bhairava moves in a whirlwind, insensate, the Lord of Rati (Kamadeva) roams at large."

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, about 1640–50

Object Place

India

Dimensions

Overall 19.5 x 14.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2371

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Asia

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