Recto: Woman swinging; Verso: Woman seated with musicians

Indian, Pahari
about 1830–40


Object Place: Style of Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 16cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16in.) Other (First Image): 19.3 x 12.2 cm (7 5/8 x 4 13/16 in.) Other (Second Image): 16.7 x 13.5 cm (6 9/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2518

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper, perhaps with graphite

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

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