A Gathering

Indian
Mughal period
Foreground: about 1625–30, background added later


Object Place: Deccan, India

Dimensions

23.5 x 15.8 cm (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

66.149

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: At top, brief Persian inscription. Below it, a two-line Devanagari inscription. A scribbled inscription at center.

Provenance

1965, sold by a private dealer-collector, Calcutta, to John Goelet, Amblainville (Oise), France; 1966, gift of John Goelet to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 9, 1966)

Credit Line

Gift of John Goelet