Kederau Ragini

Indian
about 1640–50


Object Place: Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.7 x 14.5 cm (7 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2385

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse?: "Ever Harkening to the calling of the deer, she sees that the moon is weary (i.e., dawn is at hand): Love sickness is killing Kedara; she looks to the dawn for comfort".

Provenance

1913, purchased in Delhi, 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 to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection