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The Death of Raktabija

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Inscription

Reverse: at top, inscription in Devanagari, 3 lines: "Seal: Radha Krishnan Bharany, Shawal and Curiosity Merchant, Amritsar"; no. 37 in series

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 1825

Object Place

Kangra or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 17.1 x 26 cm (6 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2596

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper with graphite

Collections

Asia

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