Devi Enthroned

Indian, Pahari
Originally painted about 1660–70; face and some jewelry repainted about 1800


Object Place: Basohli and Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 20.4 cm (8 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

17.2793

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and beetle wing on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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