Nala and Damayanti in Three Amorous Scenes

Rajput, Pahari, Kangra
about 1790–1800


Object Place: Nainsukh family, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 33.4 x 22.3 cm (13 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.) Image: 33.4 x 22.3 cm (13 1/8 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2404

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and ink on paper

On View

Corridor between Islamic Gallery and Huntington Lobby (183)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in English, no. 79.

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