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A painting of the Devi Enthroned
A painting of the Devi Enthroned

INDIA, MANDI, CIRCA 1810

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A painting of the Devi Enthroned
India, Mandi, circa 1810
With the goddess seated on a lotus over a golden throne, holding lotuses, a bow and arrow, and a golden elephant goad in her six hands, surrounded by devotees with offerings, flywhisks, and one holding a mirror so she can see her visage, all in a marble pavilion with further worshippers at front, and Hanuman and Bhairava on either side, surrounded by flowering trees, in an oval format with blue spandrels and pink-speckled borders
Opaque pigments and gold on paper
10¼ x 7½ in. (26 x 19 cm.), image
12 x 9 1/8 in. (30.5 x 23.3 cm.), folio
Provenance
Private collection, London, acquired in 2007

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