Devi as Sumukhi

Indian, Pahari
about 1825

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 26.5 x 20 cm (10 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.) Image: 21.1 x 14.3 cm (8 5/16 x 5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Observe: at top left hand cornerand at the bottom the color "white" and few other words are written in devnagri. Reverse: onthe left hand side, brief inscription in devnagri that cannot be read as te painting is mounted on a paper.


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