Gujari Ragini

Indian, Pahari
about 1700–10


Object Place: Jammu area, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image only 15.8 x 15.7 cm (6 1/4 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3199

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: in top margin, in Gurmukhi(?), "Gujari Ragini, wife of Dipaka (Gujari ragini dipakedi bharaja)"

Reverse: number, possibly 34; in Takri: Gujari Ragini Dipak.

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