The Devi defeats Mahasura, Folio from a Dispersed Devi Mahatmya Series
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
sheet: 6 3/4 x 10 9/16 in. (17.1 x 26.8 cm)
image: 6 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (16.8 x 26.4 cm.) (show scale)
Inscription: on reverse: Devi accompanied by the ganas (spirits) fought fiercely with the great asura (Mahasura). As the gods worshipped her, showers of flowers came down from the heavens. (Sonali Mitra)
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Indian. The Devi defeats Mahasura, Folio from a Dispersed Devi Mahatmya Series, ca. 1770-1780. Opaque watercolor and gold on paper, sheet: 6 3/4 x 10 9/16 in. (17.1 x 26.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Kaywin Lehman Smith, 84.205 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.205_IMLS_PS4.jpg)
overall, 84.205_IMLS_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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