Navala Bala: a girl escapes from her lover's arms and runs to her sakhi

Indian, Pahari
mid-19th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.6 x 14.4 cm (7 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.) Image: 18 x 12 cm (7 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2517

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devanagari, 2 line inscription (to be read).

Reverse: middle, in Devanagari, 2 line inscription shimmering through (to be read).

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