Ravana shows Sita the Counterfeit Head of Rama-- Ravana Visits Sita in the Asoka Grove

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


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 60.3 x 82.7 cm (23 3/4 x 32 9/16 in.) Image: 56 x 79.2 cm (22 1/16 x 31 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2747

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold 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