Object Place: Deccan, India
Overall: 23.2 x 15cm (9 1/8 x 5 7/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Not On View
Reverse: at bottom, in gurmukhi script (Punjabi, different from Takri): 15 (of series) rag gauri. Also, a collector's seal in Persian: "qamrud-din ghulam-i muhi-ud-din, AH 1155," "Slave of muhi-ud-din." Date equivalent to circa 1742, probably date of inventory. Qamrud-din was possibly governor of Punjab
Another painting from same series (MFA #15.45) has notation indicating that it was purchased in Bombay in 1913. Given to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross in 1915.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection