Gauri Ragini

Indian, Deccani
18th century


Object Place: Deccan, India

Dimensions

Overall: 23.2 x 15cm (9 1/8 x 5 7/8in.)

Accession Number

15.47

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

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

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection