Virahini - A Woman Being Amused by Maids

Indian, Pahari
about 1825 with later color


Object Place: Style of Kangra, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 20.5 cm (9 1/4 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2538

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

On the obverse, color notations in Devanagari.

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