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Lalita Ragini

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Inscription

Reverse: In Devanagari: "A tiger hero, swaggering and truculent, seeming to be the slave of Love, Who can tell when he returns, roaring like an elephant?". Also, an inscription in Persian or Urdu.

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, about 1640–50

Object Place

Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2384

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

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