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Capture of Demons in Lanka
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Capture of Demons in Lanka


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Description With the help of his army of monkeys, Rama's invasion of Lanka is successful. Rama and his brother Lakshmana are depicted seated under a tree at left, as monkeys bring captured demons to them. The palace of the demon-king Ravana stands on the hill at top right in this illustration from the "Ramayana."
Exhibitions
  • Desire and Devotion: Art from India, Nepal, and Tibet in the John and Berthe Ford Collection. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara; Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong. 2001-2003.
Provenance John and Berthe Ford, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 2001, by gift.
Credit Gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2001

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Period
1775-1800
Medium
pigments and gold on paper
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.877
Measurements
9 15/16 x 13 7/8 in. (25.2 x 35.2 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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