Portrait of an Elephant

Indian, Mughal
Mughal period
about 1620–30


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

24 x 30.2 cm (9 7/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17.2654

Medium or Technique

Ink and light color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings / Watercolors

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