Khandita Nayaka (Krishna returns to Radha at sunrise)

Indian, Pahari
19th century


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 17 cm (8 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Image: 20 x 14 cm (7 7/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2497

Medium or Technique

Ink on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: Naraji (angry) in Devnagari on Radha's lehnga.

Reverse: on top, Devnagari, 2 line inscription. Cannot be read as covered with mat.

Provenance

By 1916, probably 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