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Ravana shows Sita the Counterfeit Head of Rama-- Ravana Visits Sita in the Asoka Grove

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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: 60.3 x 82.7 cm (23 3/4 x 32 9/16 in.) Image: 56 x 79.2 cm (22 1/16 x 31 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2747

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Collections

Asia

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