Sikh guru conversing with a prince with various attendants

Indian, Pahari
about 1850–75


Object Place: Patiyala, Punjab plains, India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.8 x 23.3 cm (10 3/16 x 9 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3092

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Observe: all over, in Devanagari, various colors for various parts of the painting are written.

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