Devi standing four-armed with Siva prostrate

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School
Rajput School
Medium
Color and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 16.1 x 9.2 cm (6 5/16 x 3 5/8 in)
Geography
India
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.600
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
Dakini ,
Devi ,
Shiva
Provenance

To 1907
Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (1839-1914), London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Reserve List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures, H.B.H. 46, pg. 6, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Label

1. Purchased from Colonel H. B. Hanna. See "Reserve List of Persian Manuscripts and Miniatures," page 6.

2. (A.K. Coomaraswamy, 1930) Indian, early 19th century, Rajput. Devi standing four-armed with Siva prostrate; four "dhakinis" below.

3. (Undated folder sheet note) In June 1965, Mr. F.A. Haentschke completed rematting this painting.

Rights Statement

Copyright with museum