Devi as Bhuvanesvari

Indian, Pahari
about 1825

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 26.4 x 19.3 cm (10 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.) Image: 21 x 13.8 cm (8 1/4 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Observe: inscription in devnagri. Reverse: painting is mounted on paper, there are devnagri inscriptions on the left side.


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