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Hanuman

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Inscription

Reverse: at bottom, in Devnagari ?, 2.5 line inscription, Bala 4, Hanuman- whatever enterrises you embark upon will become easy and productive of happiness.

Provenance

Purchased by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy in India prior to1916. Purchased by Denman Waldo Ross in 1917. Given to the MFA in 1917.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian, Pahari, About 1700

Object Place

Probably Nurpur, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.9 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.) Image: 12.9 x 8.5 cm (5 1/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2771

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

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Asia

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