Object Place: Malwa, Central India
Overall: 19.5 x 15 cm (7 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Opaque watercolor on paper
Not On View
Reverse: In Devanagari: "A tiger hero, swaggering and truculent, seeming to be the slave of Love, Who can tell when he returns, roaring like an elephant?". Also, an inscription in Persian or Urdu.
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)