Rama Sends a Captured Spy back to Ravana

Rama and his Armies Encamped ; One Spy Returns to Ravana

Indian, Pahari
about 1725
Attributed to Manaku (Indian, about 1700–1760)


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 61.5 x 83.6 cm (24 3/16 x 32 15/16 in.) Image: 56.7 x 80.3 cm (22 5/16 x 31 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2746

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Sanskrit text on reverse.

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