Sri Raja Govardhan Chand of Guler

Indian, Pahari
about 1770
Attributed to Nainsukh (Indian, about 1710–1778)


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.2 x 13.3 cm (7 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.) Image: 17.8 x 12.2 cm (7 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2707

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at top, small inscription (to be read). Lower inscription in takri in the hand of son of Nainsukh: "Sri G. g; deva w/raja"

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