Two Ascetics

Hermitage scene, possibly from a Devi Mahatmya series

Indian, Pahari
last quarter 18th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.3 x 30.3 cm (9 3/16 x 11 15/16 in.) Framed: 14 3/4 x 18 3/4 in. (37.5 x 47.6 cm)

Accession Number

17.2615

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On the reverse: "Rs/- 15".

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