Damayanti Dispatches the Stork to Nala

Indian, Pahari
1780–90
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


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

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 36.0 cm (9 5/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2449

Medium or Technique

Orange ink and graphite on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

On obverse, within the drawing, are color name inscriptions in Devanagari.

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