Woman playing ball with a duenna

Indian, Pahari
first quarter of the 19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 16.4 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2507

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Reverse: in Devanagari, "Sri Rirani Khinu khelare ai" = (AKC) "meaning perhaps Sirin Rani and thus <<Princess Sirin at play>>". One line inscription.

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