Bhairava enthroned

Indian, Pahari
18th century


Object Place: Possibly Basohli, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 21 cm (8 11/16 x 8 1/4 in.) Image: 18.2 x 16.8 cm (7 3/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2792

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: on top and side: shyam bhairava #21.

Reverse: on top, in Devanagari (?), three lines (to be read).

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection