Recto: Woman applying tilik; Verso: Woman walking and smoking

Indian, Pahari
about 1825–50


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 13.6 cm (7 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.) Image: 16.1 x 10.9 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2564

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

In the top border, there is an inscription of the description of the painting in bhojpuri. There are some designs in the left and the right borders. There are some words are written on the drawing.

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