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Devi appears to the captive Aniruddha

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Inscription

Obverse: in top margin, in Devanagari numerals: 34. Reverse: dealer's stamp: "S. Bahadur Shah, Dealer in Quriosities, Mochee Gate, Lahore." Also a sticker, apparently a price tag and inventory number: "No 209, Rs. 5 anas 31-1." Also assorted numbers written on reverse.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, late 18th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 27.2 x 37.2 cm (10 11/16 x 14 5/8 in.) Image: 20.3 x 30.3 cm (8 x 11 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2440

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on primed paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors