Lovers kissing on a terrace

Indian, Pahari
about 1800–10
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 18 cm (10 1/4 x 7 1/16 in.) Image: 18.5 x 12.5 cm (7 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2501

Medium or Technique

Ink on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Reverse: the paper on which the drawing is executed consists of several, glued layers, including a page with Devanagari inscriptions (to be read).

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