Equestrian portrait of a Sikh ruler
Object Place: possibly Patiala, Punjab Plains, Northern India
27.5 x 21 cm (10 13/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink and light color on paper
Not On View
Color notations throughout drawing in devanagari: Background: asemani, horse: sedali, tunic: suped, saddle: suna, blanket: sundhura, pants: kirama.
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)