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Krishna Instructing Arjuna on the Field of Battle

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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, Late 18th or first quarter 19th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

11.1 x 13.5 cm (4 3/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2548

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Collections

Asia

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