Pensive Woman

Indian, Pahari
about 1850


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2533

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on primed paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Color notations throughout in Devanagari: Sajan, Sayuri, Sayavi, Karam, Rupa.

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