Ravana with his Ministers; Sita in the Asoka Grove

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


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 59.7 x 83 cm (23 1/2 x 32 11/16 in.) Image: 56.5 x 80.5 cm (22 1/4 x 31 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2748

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, under red border (shimmering through), one line (to be read).

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