Krishna's Farewell at Sudama's Departure

Indian, Pahari
second quarter 19th century


Object Place: Nainsukh famil, Kangra, India

Dimensions

Overall: 17.4 x 25.7 cm (6 7/8 x 10 1/8 in.) Image: 16.4 x 24.8 cm (6 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.3088

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at top, in English, "Krishna selecting Sudama when he is departing(?)"

Provenance

By 1916, purchased 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