Karttika Varnana

Indian, Pahari
about 1850


Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 14.6 cm (7 13/16 x 5 3/4 in.) Image: 17.5 x 12.4 cm (6 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2689

Medium or Technique

Ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Obverse: on top, in Devnagari, 1 word (to be read). Reverse: on top, in Devnagari, 7 line inscription (to be read).

Provenance

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