Elephant fight

Indian
17th–18th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 20.8 cm (7 5/16 x 8 3/16 in.) Image: 18.5 x 20.8 cm (7 5/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2655

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

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 95.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection