A Gathering of Yogins

Indian, Pahari
about 1810


Object Place: Punjab plains, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.2 x 16.7 cm (8 3/8 x 6 9/16 in.) Image: 21.2 x 16.7 cm (8 3/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2666

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, different words. Akara- meeting place for group of ascetics. Bairagiyoka- of the bairagis. 2 identified - joginath, nanaksahisikh.

Provenance

By 1916, purchased in India by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947); 1917, sold by Ananda K. Coomaraswamy to Denman Waldo Ross (b. 1853 - d. 1935), Cambridge, MA; 1917, given by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection