A learned Brahmin seated under a flowering tree

Indian, Pahari
About 1700


Object Place: Probably Nurpur, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 12.6 x 9.5 cm (4 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

17.2776

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

AKC - Obverse: Inscription in white Takri characters on red border "Brahamana vidava"

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