Object Place: Malwa, Central India
Overall: 19.4 x 14.7 cm (7 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor on paper
Not On View
Obverse: at top, title in Devanagari, now effaced. Reverse: in Devanagari: "All the tale she tells her sakhi, Dhanasri is full of woe. The beauty of her body is wasted all away, she displays the condition of ‘love of separation.'." Also, Persian inscriptions.
1913, purchased in Delhi, 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 to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)