Portrait of a man, possibly a priest

Indian, Rajasthani
19th century


Object Place: Jaipur, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

12.9 x 8.9 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.2973

Medium or Technique

Tracing: ink on skin

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: Gosai mami das-ji.

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