Painter or scribe

Indian, Pahari
about 1800
Follower of Purkhu


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 20.2 x 12.3 cm (7 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2725

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor with graphite on paper, unfinished

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Observe: in the middle an inscription in gurumukhi. Reverse: a verse written in devnagari.

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