Recto: Madhya Khandita Nayaka. Verso: Prosita-pataka Nayaka

Indian, Pahari
about 1800–10
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15 cm (8 7/8 x 5 7/8 in.) Image: 19.5 x 13.5 cm (7 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2491

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: at top, in Devanagari, 4.5 line inscription.
Reverse: at top, Devanagari, 4.5 line inscription. AKC translation.

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