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Recto: Krishna with the Gopis. Verso: The Infants Krishna and Balrama in their Bath

Indian, Pahari
late 18th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 17.4 x 27 cm (6 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.) Image: 15.3 x 20.3 cm (6 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2474

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, perhaps with graphite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: in Devnagari, words on various elements of the painting ( to be read ). Reverse: in English, Bahadur Shah seal; in Devnagari, words on various elements of the painting ( 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