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Two Ascetics

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Inscription

On the reverse: "Rs/- 15".

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

Hermitage scene, possibly from a Devi Mahatmya series

Indian, Pahari, last quarter 18th century

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.3 x 30.3 cm (9 3/16 x 11 15/16 in.) Framed: 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (37.5 x 47.6 cm)

Accession Number

17.2615

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

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Asia

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