Ancestor portrait of Maharaja Sitha Saini of Mandi seated with a sword

Indian, Pahari
about 1825
Attributed to Purkhu


Object Place: Guler or Mandi, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 16.9 cm (8 7/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2721

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and graphite on paper, unfinished

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

Inscription

On reverse, in Devanagari: Sri Maharaja Sith Sen Madiala

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