Dhruva at Home with his Family

Indian, Pahari
about 1740
Attributed to Manaku (Indian, about 1700–1760)


Object Place: Guler, Punjab Hills, India

Dimensions

Overall: 21.7 x 32.5cm (8 9/16 x 12 13/16in.) Other (Image only): 17.5 x 28cm (6 7/8 x 11in.)

Accession Number

63.146

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse: at top, in Devanagari, six lines quoting the Bhavagata Purana, 4th skandha, chapter 8, as part of "Dhruvacarita"

Provenance

Given to the MFA in 1963 by the descendants of John Carter Coolidge.

Credit Line

John Gardner Coolidge Collection