Virahini (heroine on a bed suffering the pangs of love)

Indian, Pahari
mid-19th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh


Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Image: 18.2 x 23.8 cm (7 3/16 x 9 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2516

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Reverse: (shimmering through) Hindi text by Dev, trans. AKC

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