The Demon Sugriva Meets Ambika (Devi)

Indian, Pahari
about 1775–80


Object Place: Kangra or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 18.6 x 27.7 cm (7 5/16 x 10 7/8 in.) Image: 15.7 x 24.7 cm (6 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2586

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper with graphite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, number?

Reverse: Drawing of goddess; various notes in Devanagari (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