Krishna Plays His Flute for the Gopis

Indian, Pahari
about 1825 with later painting


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 30.8 x 25.1 cm (12 1/8 x 9 7/8 in.) Image: 27.7 x 21.5 cm (10 7/8 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2619

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

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