Mahima requests that Hamir protect him no longer

Indian, Pahari
first quarter 19th century (about 1800–25)
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra or Guler, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.5 x 34 cm (10 1/16 x 13 3/8 in.) Image: 21.1 x 29.4 cm (8 5/16 x 11 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2424

Medium or Technique

Ink on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, page number "5".

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