Durga fighting the rakshashas Shunga and Nishunga, from a Devi Mahatmya

Historical period(s)
Reign of Sawai Pratap Singh, mid 19th century
Movement
Jaipur
School
Rajput School
Medium
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 27.3 x 38 cm (10 3/4 x 14 15/16 in)
Geography
India, Rajasthan, Jaipur
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1907.602
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Painting
Type

Painting

Keywords
battle, demon, Devi, Durga, horse, India, lion
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. 49, pg. 7, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Colonel Henry Bathurst Hanna (C.L. Freer source) 1839 - 1914
Charles Lang Freer 1854 - 1919

Collection Area(s)
South Asian and Himalayan Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum