Nala's return to Vidharaba; (former): Nala's Arrival in the Courtyard of King Bhima's palace

Indian, Pahari
about 1790–1800

Object Place: Nainsukh family, Punjab Hills, India


Overall: 29.1 x 39.8 cm (11 7/16 x 15 11/16 in.) Image: 22.3 x 33.4 cm (8 3/4 x 13 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink, opaque color, graphite and priming on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Observe on the top in the middle number "60" inscribed in devanagari script.


By 1916, purchased 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