Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra Smoking a Huqqa

Indian, Pahari
about 1810
Workshop of Purkhu


Object Place: Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 16 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.) Image: 21.7 x 16 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2702

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, Shri Raja Sansar Chand. Reverse: seal of Lahore Museum, inscription in Persian, Raja sansar Chand of Kotah? in English.

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