A Mother, Child, and Nurses

Indian
Mughal period
probably 17th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

15.9 x 9.8 cm (6 1/4 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2678

Medium or Technique

Ink, light color, and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

On front: In Devanagari in the upper left corner: "Rani Begum.

Provenance

About 1910, acquired from Balak Ram Sah of Garhwal, great grandson of Mola Ram, by Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) [1]; 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)

Notes:
[1] See Coomaraswamy, Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1930, Part VI, page 96.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection