Krisna Disguised as a Gopi

Indian, Pahari
Late 18th century
Attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, about 1710–1778)


Object Place: India

Dimensions

Image: 20 x 15.1 cm (7 7/8 x 5 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2620

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Reverse: various locations - two short lines (to be read); also, two sketches of heads (one female, one male) and square sketch of "elephant".

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