Radha with Krishna and another infant

Indian, Pahari


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 30.3 x 24.5 cm (11 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Image: 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2482

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devnagari, 3 line inscription. By Ganga- Even if she embraces him no one will know because his color will not come on his complexion. She is always golden and he dark ( the color of the touchstone). The gold always rubs off on the touchstone but not the color of the touchstone on the gold.

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