Devagiri Ragini, from a Ragamala series

Indian, Pahari
About 1750


Object Place: Bilaspur, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 19.6 cm (9 13/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Image: 20.8 x 15.3 cm (8 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

17.3218

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Takri, line identifying the subject. (to be read)

Reverse: middle, roman numeral for "7"

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