Recto: Woman doing Puja; Verso: Woman putting on an anklet

Indian, Pahari
first quarter 19th century


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image: 25.5 x 17 cm (10 1/16 x 6 11/16 in.) Overall: 32 x 18.6 cm (12 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2545

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: on top, 2 line inscription in Devnagari. Reverse: words in Devnagari on various elements of the painting. Sheet with description in English attched to painting.

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