Nala and Damayanti in Three Amorous Scenes

Indian, Pahari
about 1790–1800


Object Place: Nainsukh family, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 29.1 x 39.9 cm (11 7/16 x 15 11/16 in.) Image: 22.5 x 33.6 cm (8 7/8 x 13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2405

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque color, perhaps with graphite, on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Observe on the top middle the number "80" inscribed in devanagari script.

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