Khambhavati Ragini

Indian
about 1640–50


Object Place: Malwa, Central India

Dimensions

Overall: 19.4 x 14.8 cm (7 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2375

Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

Reverse (?): "Desiring a boon, the woman offers up a coconut with folded hands, She makes offerings to Brahma, and gazes again and agian on the image."

Provenance

1913, purchased in Delhi, 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 to the MFA by Denman Waldo Ross. (Accession date: April 5, 1917)

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection