Sukra (the planet Venus)

Rajput, Pahari, Jammu
G: first quarter 18th century


Object Place: G: Mankot, India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.9 x 9.3 cm (5 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.) Image: 13.2 x 8.7 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2764

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at bottom, 2.5 line inscription, in Devnagari?, bala 1 Sukra.

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