Utka or Vasuka Nayika (The Heroine Who Waits Anxiously for Her Absent Lover)

Indian, Pahari
about 1800 with color added about 1850
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 14.9 cm (8 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.) Image: 16.2 x 9.8 cm (6 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2613

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

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