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Capture of a Wild Elephant

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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 1775–80

Object Place

Guler or Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 22.6 cm (11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2626

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Asia

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