Hanuman discovers Sita in the Asoka Grove and gives her the ring

Indian, Pahari
About 1780–90
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 26 x 37 cm (10 1/4 x 14 9/16 in.) Image: 20.6 x 31.6 cm (8 1/8 x 12 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, the number 4.


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