Portrait of Naha Chand Mian

Indian
Mughal period
18th century


Object Place: Northern India

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.7 × 7.5 cm (5 13/16 × 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.2668

Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Inscription

On front, at top, identifications of subject in Persian and Devenagari, and the number 12

Provenance

About 1910, acquired from Balak Ram Sah of Garhwal, great grandson of Mola Ram, by Ananda Coomaraswamy (b. 1887 - d. 1947) [1]; 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)

Notes:
[1] See Coomaraswamy, Catalogue of the Indian Collections in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1930, Part VI, page 96.

Credit Line

Ross-Coomaraswamy Collection