The God's Descend to Damayanti's Svayamvara

Indian, Pahari
early 19th century
Attributed to Sajanu


Object Place: Possibly Mandi, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 15.3 x 17.5 cm (6 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2553

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top right and left, in Devanagari, inscriptions: "Varuna", "Yama", "Agni".

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