Enthroned Couple Entertained by Musicians

Indian Pahari
early 19th century
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 23.2 x 30 cm (9 1/8 x 11 13/16 in.) Image: 20.2 x 27 cm (7 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Obverse: at top left hand corner, in Devnagari, adhyaya 1. Also, at top center, the number 9. Reverse: at top center, in Devnagari, Sri Krsnaji .


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