Brahma

Indian, Pahari
about 1700


Object Place: Probably Nurpur, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 9.8 cm (5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.) Image: 13.4 x 8.8 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2766

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at bottom, in Devnagari ?, 2.5 line inscription, bala 87, Bhrameji.

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