Capture of a Wild Elephant

Indian, Pahari
about 1775–80
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Guler or Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 29.8 x 22.6 cm (11 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2626

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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