Recto: Sheik seated wearing a pink shawl; Verso: A man seated wearing a cap

Indian, Pahari
obv: about 1810; rev: about 1850

Object Place: Punjab Hills, Northern India


Overall: 13.4 x 11.8 cm (5 1/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Opaque watercolor and graphite on paper, unfinished

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Drawings / Watercolors


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