Parakiya Nayaka

Indian Pahari
18th century


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 17.7 x 26.2 cm (6 15/16 x 10 5/16 in.) Image: 15.1 x 22.4 cm (5 15/16 x 8 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2456

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, 2 line inscription ( to be read). Words in Devnagari on various elements of the painting.

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