Ancestor portrait of Mian Gopal Singh of Guler seated

Indian, Pahari
about 1825
Purkhu


Object Place: possibly Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 16.6 x 21cm (6 9/16 x 8 1/4in.) Image: 16.6 x 21 cm (6 9/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2722

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Reverse: on top, in Devnagari, 1 line inscription - Sri Mian Gopal Singh Gulere Da.

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