Chinnamasta standing on Kamadeva and Rati

Indian, Pahari
About 1825


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image: 27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Image: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2575

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Observe, page number on the top, instructions to color face red. On reverse, long dhyanam in Sanskrit

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