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The Demon Sugriva Meets Ambika (Devi)

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, number? Reverse: Drawing of goddess; various notes in Devanagari (to be read).

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: 18.6 x 27.7 cm (7 5/16 x 10 7/8 in.) Image: 15.7 x 24.7 cm (6 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2586

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper with graphite

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Asia

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