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Hanuman Sets the Demon Capital on Fire

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Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, the number 7 and the word ni.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection

Indian,Pahari, about 1790

Object Place

Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 36.7 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/16 in.) Image: 20.4 x 30.8 cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2437

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

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Asia

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