A Traveling Sage

Indian, Rajasthani
about 1725


Object Place: Mewar, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.7 x 21.6cm (10 1/8 x 8 1/2in.) Framed: 47.6 x 37.5 cm (18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.264

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On the front: In the top border - Now the Rishi came to the village of Devasvara and saw the events. Then he fainted and fell down. Getting up again, as he prepared to leave for another city, he heard some noises; there were some deer tied to the rope.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA in 1987 from a Bloomington, Indiana collector. Formerly in a London private collection.

Credit Line

Frederick L. Jack Fund