Radha with Krishna and another infant
Object Place: Kangra style, Punjab Hills, Northern India
Overall: 30.3 x 24.5 cm (11 15/16 x 9 5/8 in.) Image: 26 x 18.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Ink on paper
Not On View
Obverse: at top, in Devnagari, 3 line inscription. By Ganga- Even if she embraces him no one will know because his color will not come on his complexion. She is always golden and he dark ( the color of the touchstone). The gold always rubs off on the touchstone but not the color of the touchstone on the gold.
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)