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The Death of the Demon Raktabija

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, one line and number.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, about 1775–80

Object Place

Kangra or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 18.7 x 27.6 cm (7 3/8 x 10 7/8 in.) Image: 15.7 x 24.4 cm (6 3/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2588

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper with graphite

Collections

Asia

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