Portrait of a torchbearer

Indian, Rajasthani
18th century


Object Place: Jaipur, Rajasthan, Northern India

Dimensions

20.5 x 9.7 cm (8 1/16 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2667

Medium or Technique

Ink, white and light color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: Two Devanagari inscriptions (to be read).

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