Portrait of a Seated Man

Indian
Later Mughal period
early 18th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

15.1 x 8.8 cm (5 15/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2670

Medium or Technique

Ink, light color, and graphite on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

On front: In Devanagari at top center: "Vadarubhandani." In another hand: "Garh Ki" and the number 11. (alternate readings: Badarubharani, Vadatubhadani)

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