Kaliya Damana

Indian, Pahari
first quarter 19th century
Possibly by Sajanu


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 27.8 x 33 cm (10 15/16 x 13 in.) Image: 26.3 x 31 cm (10 3/8 x 12 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2481

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: words in Devnagari identifying various characters in the painting.

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