Gujari Ragini

Indian, Pahari
about 1700


Object Place: Mankot, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 20.4cm (8 11/16 x 8 1/16in.) Other (Image only): 18.8 x 17.2cm (7 3/8 x 6 3/4in.)

Accession Number

17.3200

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Punjabi script: "Gujari Ragini, wife of Dipaka" (Ragini Gujari dipakedabarja) 5.

Reverse: transliteration of front inscription, in Coomaraswamy's hand.

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