Megha Raga

Indian, Pahari
about 1825


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 15 cm (9 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Image: 24.5 x 15 cm (9 5/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2556

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In the front, there are lot of inscriptions in devnagri script all over. The top left of the painting has "1 and Prathum raga megh" written in devnagri.

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