Woman Playing a Vina

Woman Playing a Tambura

Indian, Pahari
early 19th century
Attributed to Mola Ram (Indian (Garhwal), 1760–1833)


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 20.5 cm (5 5/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2662

Medium or Technique

Two-sided sketch page: ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: seal: Shiri Bahadur Singh Bandhari (in Persian) and fragmentary inscriptions in Devanagari at top and bottom.

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