Abhisarika Nayika (The Heroine Who Goes to Meet Her Lover at an Appointed Place)

Indian, Pahari
about 1800
Attributed to Mola Ram (Indian (Garhwal), 1760–1833)


Object Place: Style of Garhwal, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.6 x 16.2 cm (9 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2653

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

1910, acquired from Balak Ram Sah Collection by Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) [1]; 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)

Notes:
[1] See Archer, Indian Paintings from the Punjab Hills (1973), Vol 1, page 112.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection