Jaina priest pays honour to the vision of Saraswati

Indian, Jain
17th–18th century


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 3/16 x 8 7/16 in. (10.7 x 21.5 cm)

Accession Number

17.2291

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on cardboard

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

1913, purchased from the library of Puj Kripa Rishi, a Jaina priest, Patti, Panjab by Ananda 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