Hanuman Sets the Demon Capital on Fire

Indian,Pahari
about 1790
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 36.7 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/16 in.) Image: 20.4 x 30.8 cm (8 1/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2437

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, the number 7 and the word ni.

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