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Ravana with his Ministers; Sita in the Asoka Grove

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Inscription

Obverse: at top, under red border (shimmering through), one line (to be read).

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, about 1725

  • Attributed to Manaku, Indian, about 1700–1760
Object Place

Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 59.7 x 83 cm (23 1/2 x 32 11/16 in.) Image: 56.5 x 80.5 cm (22 1/4 x 31 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2748

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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