Devi as Dhumavati

Indian, Pahari
about 1825

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 27 x 20 cm (10 5/8 x 7 7/8 in.) Image: 20.9 x 13.6 cm (8 1/4 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


On the top, in the middle and the right corner, left side, on the pillow and on the body of the devi.


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