The Goddess Matangi
Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper
sheet: 11 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (28.6 x 41.9 cm)
image: 10 1/2 x 15 7/8 in. (26.7 x 40.3 cm) (show scale)
Recto, at top, in Braj, in black ink, in Devanagari script: The fair, two-armed form of Sri Matangi ji. In one hand, the head of Mahesha, in [the other] hand, Mahesha's sword...(You are) blazing on your subjects, who bow to you. (Trans. S. Mitra);
left, over image of goddess, in blace ink, in Devanagari script: Matangi.
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Indian. The Goddess Matangi, ca. 1760. Opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper, sheet: 11 1/4 x 16 1/2 in. (28.6 x 41.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 84.201.9
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