Radha and Krishna Gaze at One Another in the Moonlight

Indian, Pahari
about 1825
Attributed to The Family of Nainsukh

Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 29.6 x 23.2 cm (11 5/8 x 9 1/8 in.) Image: 26.5 x 20.8 cm (10 7/16 x 8 3/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Ink and opaque watercolor on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


Obverse: in Devnagari, color notations on various elements of the painting


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