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Vishnu as Gajendramoksha

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Inscription

Obverse: on top, 1 line inscription in Devnagari; on bottom, 2 line inscription in Devnagari, to be read.

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, About 1800–10

Object Place

Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 15.6 x 21.7 cm (6 1/8 x 8 9/16 in.) Image: 12.8 x 18.1 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2551

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors