Sanyasin with book

Rajput, Pahari, Jammu
First quarter 18th century


Object Place: Mankot, India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.9 x 9.2 cm (5 1/2 x 3 5/8 in.) Image: 12.8 x 8.3 cm (5 1/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2777

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at bottom, 2.5 line inscription, in Devnagari ?, good.

Provenance

By 1916, purchased 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