Krishna stealing butter

Indian, Pahari
early 19th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 17 cm (8 1/4 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2452

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Reverse: in English, Bahadur Shah seal

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