Woman under a flowering tree smoking a huqqa

Indian, Pahari
third quarter 18th century


Object Place: Mankot, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 25.2 x 20.5cm (9 15/16 x 8 1/16in.) Framed: 18 3/4 x 14 3/4 in. (47.6 x 37.5 cm)

Accession Number

17.3118

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor, gold and silver on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at top, in takri (?), two lines (to be read).

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