Prosita-Patika Nayaka (The Dejected Heroine)

Indian, Pahari
about 1850


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.3 x 19.5 cm (9 9/16 x 7 11/16 in.) Image: 22 x 16.2 cm (8 11/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2659

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: words, in Devnagari, on various elements of the painting. Reverse: on top, in Devnagari, 2 line inscription ( 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