Sohni Crosses the River to Visit her Lover

Indian, Pahari
early 19th century


Object Place: Bilaspur, India

Dimensions

Overall: 24.5 x 17.3 cm (9 5/8 x 6 13/16 in.) Image: 22.2 x 15.7 cm (8 3/4 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2805

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On the reverse: inscription in gurumukhi.

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