Nala and Damayanti viewing the full moon

Indian, Pahari
about 1790–1800
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 29.2 x 39.6 cm (11 1/2 x 15 9/16 in.) Image: 22.4 x 33.3 cm (8 13/16 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on primed paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Observe in the middle on the top the number "112" inscribed in devanagari script.


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